Director Of Public Prosecutions News

Court orders 5 DusitD2 terror attack suspects to be held for 30 days

- 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.

Tuko , Kenya Jan 18, 2019

Police arraign bus driver for raping 78-year-old woman

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.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

YCE, Ohanaeze, SMBL knock FG as court stops CJN’s trial

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.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 15, 2019

I’ll rid Kenya of corruption, new EACC boss promises

“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.

The Star , Kenya Jan 14, 2019

Swazuri sues deputy for taking over his roles

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.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 14, 2019

LSK files case against arrest, charges over clients’ work

, 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.

Capital News , Kenya Jan 14, 2019

MWANGI: How lawyers are actors and accessories to corruption in

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.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 13, 2019

NYAMWEYA: Don’t feel so helpless in front of advocates

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.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 11, 2019

Former Ruaraka OCS murdered miraa trader and framed innocent suspect

The Director Of Public Prosecutions would later discharge Odhiambo and instead charge OCS Mutua with murder.

The Star , Kenya Jan 10, 2019

Defence fails to get Baguma to testify

However, in January 2018, the Director Of Public Prosecutions, Mr Mike Chibita, dropped the murder charges against Baguma, a move that triggered public protest.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 9, 2019