The lawyers were engaged in heated arguments on Tuesday over documents filed by petitioners Khelef Khalifa and Njonjo Mue out of the seven days which were set by the Supreme Court. ALSO READ: 80 per cent of Kenyans say country headed in the wrong direction – surveyPresident-elect Uhuru Kenyatta through lawyers Fred Ngatia and Melissa Ng’ania asked the highest court in the land to expunge six volumes of documents which were filed a day after the deadline. The two also asked the court to strike out several Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) internal memos on account that they were acquired illegally. “The basis of this request is that the memos were unlawfully and illegally acquired by the petitioners,” lawyer Ng’ania submitted. Lawyer Soweto told the court that the application filed by President-elect Uhuru only meant to cripple the case out of a technicality.
Source: Standard Digital November 14, 2017 16:07 UTC