CJ's hardline wit the Executive over Bashir case
02 December 2011, 11:36
Nairobi - Standing shoulder-to-shoulder with a judge who had issued warrants of arrest against Sudanese president Hassan Omar Al-Bashir, Justice Mutunga said Kenya must choose between anarchy and the rule of the law, the Daily Nation reports.
“The Judiciary and its officers shall not be intimidated to bend the law,” Mutunga added.
The CJ spoke following the order issued on Monday by High Court judge Nicholas Ombija to Internal Security minister George Saitoti, who is in charge of the police, to ensure the arrest and handing over of the Sudanese leader to the International Criminal Court if he sets foot in Kenya.
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