Chief Justice swears in judges tasked to investigate suspended Justice Mary Muthoni

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Chief Justice Martha Koome has sworn in an 11-member tribal appointed to investigate the conduct of Environment and Land Court Lady Mary Muthoni Gitumbi.

The ceremony took place at Supreme Court in Nairobi.

The tribunal consists of Lady Justice Hellen Omondi (chairperson), Hon. Justice Luka Kiprotich Kimaru, Hon. Lady Justice Linnet Ndolo, Peter Munge Murage, Mary Martha Nyakado Bonyo, Dr. Frank Njenga and Dr. Margaret Othieno Makonyengo.

Josiah Musili and Dr. Patrick Amoth are doubling up as Joint Secretaries, whereas Emmanuel Omondi Bitta will be the Lead Counsel and Peter Muriithi Njeru as the Assisting Counsel.

In a Gazette Notice dated August 24, 2021, President Uhuru Kenyatta suspended Justice Muthoni over mental incapacity following recommendations by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

The tribunal will consider Justice Muthoni’s removal and submit its report and recommendations to the Chief Justice.

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