Justice Omolo fails vetting test
25 April 2012, 14:35
Nairobi - According to Capital News, Kenya’s most senior Court of Appeal judge Riaga Omolo has become the first judge to be fired by the Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board.
The board sent the judge packing after they found inconsistencies in judgements he made on political cases that he presided over.
The board in its statement said that the the judge on his own admission stated that they had failed Kenyans and the victims of the Nyayo House torture chambers, but he showed inadequate appreciation of how deeply and negatively the actual judgements he had delivered had impacted on public confidence in the fairness of the Judiciary.
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