Former Nairobi mayor George Aladwa leaves Milimani law courts accompanied by his supporters after he was ordered to comply with summons by the police or attendance to court.
BY SAM ALFAN.
Former Nairobi mayor George Aladwa has been ordered to comply with summons by the police or attendance to court
Justice Joseph Onguto, said bond terms given to him will remain in place until further direction by the court
He said if asked to appear before the police or court he should do so without failure.
The directed the petition challenging his arrested prosecution over alleged utterance he made at public rally be heard on 30 October
Justice Onguto on Friday ordered the release of Aladwa who was being held by the police over alleged hate speech and incitement to violence
Judge directed that he be released on cash bail of Sh 20000 or personal bond of Sh 200,000.
The judge said that the order be served upon the OCS kamkunji and the application be served upon the DPP director of criminal investigations and inspector general of police and the matter be be heard on Tuesday 27 inter parties.
The politician, who was captured on a video clip warning the State against rigging the 2017 elections, filed an urgent application at the High court saying he was afraid police were planning to keep him in remand over the weekend.
Through his lawyers Dr John Khaminwa,Antony Oluoch and Harun Ndubi, the politician said his arrest and torture by being shuttled from one police station to another was actuated by reasons other than administration of justice.
He said summoned to Kilimani police station where he requested to be released on bail after he recorded a statement but his request was denied.
He was later taken to Mazingira House at the CID headquarters Kiambu, where he was held for several hours before he was bundled in a police vehicle and taken to Kamukunji police station before he was driven to Jomokenyatta international Airport police station where he was again removed and taken to Machako police station
The director of public prosecution has already drawn a charge sheet against Aladwa who is now expected to be arraigned in court on Monday morning.
According to the charge sheet, , the politician is accused of stating”2017 is nearing and we fom ODM have been left with a single bullet.,.” I am saying and I have told our party leader Raila Odinga, this time round the outcome of election, we will have won and they take the win from us,then let it be worse”.