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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.

Also read: LSK Vice President Candidate disputes elections results.

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 bond.

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.

Meanwhile Ngunyi  lambasted Mboya for ousting him accusing him of abuse of office.

- News24


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