FORMER LAW SOCIETY OF KENYA PRESIDENT FACES CHARGES OF STEALING HALF A BILLION

Eric Mutua Former President Law Society of Kenya at Milimani Anti Corruption Court, where he managed to stop his Prosecution by acquiring anticipatory orders from the High Court. PHOTO /CHRIS OJOW

FORMER LAW SOCIETY OF KENYA PRESIDENT FACES CHARGES OF STEALING HALF A BILLION

By Chris Ojow

Appearing before Anti Corruption Chief

Magistrate Douglas Ogoti at Milimani Law

Court Nairobi County Kenya, the Former

President of Law Society of Kenya temporarily

stopped his Prosecution after obtaining high

court orders.

Through certificate of urgency Eric Mutua filed

an application before a Constitutional Court at

Milimani seeking orders to stop the Director of

Criminal investigations from arresting him and

the Director of Public Prosecutions from

prosecuting the criminal case against him.

Where Eric Mutua is accused of stealing 533.8

Million shillings after the alleged sale of Malili

Ranch to Ministry of Information and

Communication to build the much advertised

ICT Konza City.

The stay of the proceedings at the lower

criminal Court was issued by Justice Weldin

Korir stopping further investigation, arrests and

possibly Prosecution until the matter is heard

and determined before the Constitutional Court.

The former Law Society of Kenya President is

allegedly accused of offering conveyancing

services but through his officers of the Court

denied involvements in the mega transaction.

The lawyer is being sought by Director of Public

Prosecutions to answer charges of theft for the

alleged sale and compensation of 5000 acres

Malili ranch.

On grounds of emerging new evidence brought

forward by the complainant through a recorded

statement.

It is alleged that the land at the center of

dispute was sold to the Government of Kenya in

the year 2009 June 25th and March 19th 2010

and he Mutua is alleged to have pocketed the

huge amount of money over half a billion Kenya

shillings.

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