Why Ny­eri Town MP wants Maraga out

Business Daily (Kenya) - - FRONT PAGE - Brian Wa­suna bwa­suna@ke.na­tion­media.com

Ny­eri Town MP Ngun­jiri Wam­bugu has ac­cused Chief Jus­tice David Maraga of in­tim­i­dat­ing other Supreme Court judges into or­der­ing for a fresh pres­i­den­tial elec­tion as part of a con­spir­acy to oust President Uhuru Keny­atta and his deputy Wil­liam Ruto from power.

Mr Wam­bugu made the claim in a pe­ti­tion he sub­mit­ted to the Ju­di­cial Ser­vice Com­mis­sion ( JSC), seek­ing the re­moval of Jus­tice Maraga from of­fice.

The first-time MP claims that the Septem­ber 1 Supreme Court judg­ment was the first phase of a ploy by a group of civil so­ci­ety groups to oust Mr Keny­atta from the pres­i­dency us­ing the Ju­di­ciary.

Mr Ngun­jiri al­leges that Jus­tice Maraga con­vened a meet­ing of the six Supreme Court judges that heard Nasa can­di­date Raila Odinga’s pe­ti­tion and in­tim­i­dated

JOSEPH KANYI

PE­TI­TION Ny­eri Town MP Ngun­jiri Wam­bugu.

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