CORD leaders appeal to squash vandalism case rejected
20 June 2016, 15:56
Nairobi – Two CORD leaders are to appear in court to contest
a case of vandalism after being accused of setting alight a vehicle during
their latest protest against the Independent Electoral and Boundaries
Commission (IEBC) two weeks ago.
According to Citizen TV Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and
Moses Wetangula are being held responsible for torching Agnes Wacera Macharia
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However the CORD leaders have accused the court of abuse of
power saying that individuals should be held accountable and not the coalition
Furthermore they held the court has no jurisdiction over the
The High Court in response rejected the notion and adjourned
the matter to be heard on June 29th.
Meanwhile CORD announced that they would be postponing the
planned Machakos prayer rally for later in the week.
The Star reported that the postponement is to allow the
legislators who were detained for four days to have a break.
Therefore they said all anti-IEBC protests will be announced