NCIC demand that Ngunyi case be heard in court
01 March 2016, 16:04
Nairobi – Controversial political analyst, Mutahi Ngunyi had
his request to settle of out court denied by the National Cohesion and Integration
Commission (NCIC), reports the Daily Nation.
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The matter was heard on Tuesday in front on the NCIC along with
the Public Prosecutions stating they wish for a full hearing.
Ngunyi faces criminal charges after he allegedly took to
Twitter and posted message of ethnic contempt and disparaging Cord. leader
Raila Odinga and the Luo community on social media.
He has since denied charges against him and is out on Sh200 000
The matter has been adjourned in order for the defence to
prepare for the case to be heard on March 22.
According to the Citizen Ngunyi had issued an apology saying,
“I apologize to the LUO NATION unreservedly. No harm INTENDED. I am a product
of Luo SCHOLARS whom I RESPECT immensely. I eat the HUMBLE PIE (sic).
His posts were then reported by Law Society of Kenya (LSK)
CEO, Apollo Mboya who wrote to the National Cohesion and Integration Commission.
lambasted Mboya for ousting him accusing him of abuse of office.