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Ruto, Sang trial resumes as first witness takes stand

17 September 2013, 14:30

The Hague - The International Criminal Court (ICC) trial for Deputy President William Ruto and former radio presenter Joshua Sang resumed on Tuesday with the first witness taking the stand to testify against the two.

However, ICC Judge Ebou Osuji said that the witness’ identity will not be revealed to the public due to witness safety forcing the court to go into a private session to allow the witness to testify, The Standard reports.

The witness was asked to listen carefully to questions from the parties in the case before answering them. After testifying, the witness will be cross-examined by the prosecution, followed by the legal representative of the victims and finally Ruto’s defence team led by Karim Khan. 

- For more visit The Standard

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