DPP WANTS OJIENDA STOPPED FROM REPRESENTING FORMER NLC BOSS SWAZURI.

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Professor Tom Ojienda for embattled NLC chairman Mohammed Swazuri making submissions before Nairobi Anti-Corruption Court on Tuesday August 28,2018/PHOTO BY S.A.N.
BY NT CORRESPONDENT.

The Director of Public Prosecution has filed an application seeking to have Professor Tom Ojienda to cease from representing embattled NLC chairman Mohammed Swazuri in criminal case.

 The prosecution in its application filed before the trial court they say that there’s is a clear conflict of interest by Ojienda who they say he represent the Lands Commission.

The prosecution in its application filed before the trial court they say that there’s is a clear conflict of interest by Ojienda who they say he represent the Lands Commission.

“Professor Tom Ojienda has represented NLC on several matters before various courts within the country where MohMmed SWazuri worked “said DPP.

In the application through senior assistant director of public prosecution Mrs Lilian Obuo, wants the court to dispose off the application before the trial against Swazuri commence.

She  argues that NLC is public body and it is in the interest of justice that  Prof Ojeinda is recused from the criminal  proceedings facing  the  former NLC chairman and others.

The application will be argued tomorrow by all parties.

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