Leaders call for peace ahead of verdict on Sudi’s case

Leaders in Riftvalley Region have called on residents to remain peaceful ahead of court verdict on Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi’s case.

Addressing media at the Nakuru Central Police Station on Monday where the MP is being held,the leaders said the case should not cause division among residents.

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika stating that they will follow the due court process.

She called on residents to shun divisive politics and many dramas happening but rather remain focused.

“We shall not be intimidated as leaders.We shall follow due process of the court up to when the verdict shall be delivered” said Kihika.

Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri dissociating himself with those planning demonstrations across the country.

According to Ngunjiri,the demonstrations will cause more harm than good.

He appealed to residents of Nakuru and Riftvalley to maintain peace.

“Sudi’s case should not divide us.We have had peace in Riftvalley and we are not ready to mess up things.A leaders we shall ensure peace” said Ngunjiri.

Oscar Sudi will remains in custody after medical examination at Nakuru level five hospital following application by his 15 lawyers that he is ailing and need medical attention

Nakuru Chief Magistrate Josephat Kalo on Monday ruled the MP to be held until Tuesday after he declined the request by the prosecution to detain him for 14 more days.

His lawyer Gladys Sholei has however raised issues with addition of three more charges few minutes before the case commenced saying that the prosecution should have notified them earlier to enable them prepare their defense.

“As part of the defense counsel am surprised that hours before the case commenced other charges were added. The prosecution should have informed us earlier” she said.


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