Agencies want Governor Kabogo, Senator Kerrow charged for incitement
29 December 2015, 08:10
Nairobi - Two state agencies have recommended the prosecution of Mandera Senator, Billow Kerrow and Kiambu Governor William Kabogo for making inciting remarks.
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) that was probing Kerrow and National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) that was investigating Kabogo made the recommendation to the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).
The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Keriako Tobiko confirmed on Monday that he had received the investigation files of the two leaders from the agencies.
“The DPP has received the files from the DCI and NCIC respectively; the files shall be independently verified and the decisions thereon made shortly based on evidence and the law,” reads a press statement sent to newsrooms by the DPP.
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Senator Kerrow has been under investigations for allegedly telling his constituents that the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) were involved in mass killings in his County.
“The police recommends that the suspect (Kerrow) to be charged with incitement to violence and disobedience of the law contrary to section 96 (C) of the Penal Code,” reads the recommendation by DCI to the DPP.
NCIC recommends that Governor Kabogo be charged with ethnic contempt for words he uttered at a public event at Thika Municipal Stadium in Kiambu County on November 25.
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