Court blocks charges against DCJ Mwilu

The Director of Public Prosecution Noordin Hajj has suffered a blow after the High court on Wednesday stopped the proceedings of a graft case involving the Country’s deputy Chief Justice Lady Justice Philomena Mwilu.

The charged were presented before the court by the office of the DPP linking the Deputy Chief Justice with corruption charges, stealing, abuse of office and unlawful failure to pay taxes.

According the investigations, it is claimed that the judge also abused her office which is against the leadership and Integrity of the office by accepting a personal loan of Sh12 million from the Imperial bank.

In his ruling, Justice Chacha Mwita said the petition is surrounded by constitutional issues to be addressed, especially whether the grounds can lead to the arrest of a judge.

The case will be heard on October 9.

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