[File picture/Standard]The High Court in Nairobi has stopped criminal proceeding against a Nairobi lawyer charged with allegedly selling prohibited firearms to Jimi Wanjigi. ALSO READ: Tight security as judge throws out petitionOn Thursday, Memba Muriuki failed to appear before a Nyeri court to plead to charges of selling prohibited firearms to the controversial businessman. The lawyer faces four charges of selling three prohibited semi-automatic, self-loading military assault rifles to Jimi Wanjigi. ALSO READ: Court orders KRC to settle 26-year debt to TelkomLast week the High Court barred the Nyeri Magistrate's Court from hearing a matter in which Jimi Wanjigi is accused of illegal ownership of the weapons. Police had blocked his car in Nairobi and pasted court summons on its windscreen requiring him to appear before the Nyeri Court.
Source: Standard Digital March 08, 2018 12:55 UTC