- The five suspects will be detained in detectives' preferred police stations - A Canadian citizen is among the five detained suspect - Director Of Public Prosecutions said he had appointed special team of investigators to help in the investigations - Haji said he resorted to seek custodial orders for extended detention because investigations involved traveling and would take more time - Milimani Law Courts Principal Magistrate Martha Mutuku granted orders for the extended detention A Nairobi court has allowed police to detain five suspects linked to the DusitD2 attack for 30 days to complete investigations.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs B. O. Osunsanmi, ordered that Lawal should be remanded in the Kirikiri Prison pending advice from the Director Of Public Prosecutions.
The tribunal adjourned the case after the lead prosecuting counsel, Mr Aliyu Umar (SAN), a former Director Of Public Prosecutions conceded that Onnoghen was improperly served with the charges and the summons.
“I will need the support of all stakeholders, particularly the office of the Director Of Public Prosecutions, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, the media sector and citizens in general,” Mbarak said.
But Dr Swazuri moved to the High Court and obtained an order allowing him to access his office, a move that was challenged by the Director Of Public Prosecutions.
, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 14 – Lawyers have protested against the move by the Director Of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji to arrest and prosecute them in relation to their work.
Members of this cartel stretched from the magistrates court to the Court of Appeal, involved some of the senior most lawyers and many young lawyers who acted as satellites of the seniors, to members of the criminal investigation agencies and State counsels at the Attorney General’s office and the office of the Director Of Public Prosecutions.
Section 57 establishes the Disciplinary Tribunal, the tribunal consists of, the Attorney General, the Director Of Public Prosecutions, the Solicitor General or a person deputed by the Attorney General and (6) six advocates of not less than 10 years standing and one of those advocates is one who does not practice within Nairobi.
The Director Of Public Prosecutions would later discharge Odhiambo and instead charge OCS Mutua with murder.
However, in January 2018, the Director Of Public Prosecutions, Mr Mike Chibita, dropped the murder charges against Baguma, a move that triggered public protest.