High Court Judge Muya to appeal in 30 days

Suspended High Court Judge Martin Muya [Photo: Citizen News]

Oct 15th 2020 – High Court Judge Martin Muya has been allowed 30 days to prepare his appeal, challenging his sacking early this year, for alleged gross misconduct.

Lawyers Fred Ngatia and Philip Nyachoti yesterday, successfully applied for more time, to submit their legal arguments, to the Supreme Court and serve the documents on the Attorney General.

The AG, is representing the seven-member judicial tribunal, chaired by retired Appellate Judge Alnashir Visram, which found Justice Muya guilty of flouting the judicial code of conduct on March 17.

Supreme Court Deputy Registrar, Daniel Ole Keiwua directed that the matter be mentioned on November 20 to confirm compliance. The file will then be presented to Chief Justice David Maraga to give directions on the hearing date.

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