A Nairobi court has issued a warrant of arrest against two Game warders linked with the shooting dead of a protester during demonstration against the Narok County Governor seven months ago.
Senior principal magistrate Martha Mutuku issued the arrest warrant
for Moses Kuiyoni and Samwel Kishoyan following application by senior
state counsel Daniel Karuri the Director of Public Prosecution has
recommended their prosecution in connection with the shooting.
Karuri informed the court the DPP had earlier instructed Inspector
General Joseph Boinett to arrest and charge the two suspect with the
offence but they have not been arrested.
The magistrate granted the application and issued arrest order against the two suspects. She directed the case to be mention on August 31, for purpose of confirming the arrest.
Nairobi court warned Narok Senator Stephen Ole Ntutu and
four MPs who are under investigations over chaotic demonstrations late
January 2015 to desist from taking part in the alleged another planned
Earlier the DPP dropped incitement to violence charges against
Senator Ntutu and four MPs Johana Ngeno (EmurwaDikir), Moitalel
Kenta (Narok North), Korei Lemein (Narok South) and Patrick Ntutu (Narok West).
The five were discharged after the DPP found no evidence to prosecute them.
The DPP had urged the court to release the five suspects on bond
saying he had received information that chaos had erupted in Narok the
same morning as residents protested the arrest of the politicians.
During the protests, one person was injured while businesses remained
closed as angry youths barricaded roads leading to Narok Town.