Court stops sacking of immigration officers
30 October 2013, 16:09
Nairobi - The Industrial Court has stopped the government from sacking
13 out of the 15 immigration officers who were sent home after it was suspected
that they handed Kenyan identification documents to illegal immigrants.
The court directed the government to halt their sacking
until it hears and determines a petition they filed, Daily Nation reports.
The workers claim that they had not received dismissal
letters, moreover, the public service had not communicated to them about the
They fear that they may be prosecuted following their sacking by the Cabinet
Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of National Government Joseph Ole
Lenku said investigations revealed that the officers had
endangered national security adding that plans were underway to charge them in
accordance of the law.
Security forces in the country have been on the spot, as a
probe into how the terrorists that attacked Westgate, had gained entry into the
country and been able to commit the heinous crime, considering that some of
them were wanted.
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