Victory for Moses Kuria in Raila’s incitement case

Gatundu South Member of Parliament Moses Kuria was on Friday, acquitted incitement charges against ODM leader Raila Odinga.

High Court in its ruling, stated that the prosecution had failed to provide sufficient evidence to prosecute Mr. Kuria. 

Court ruling

Chief magistrate Francis Andayi said the video clip presented before the court was sourced from social media and no evidence was used in the mainstream media.

“The video was purely in Kikuyu and the prosecution failed to avail a Kikuyu translator,” stated Andayi.

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The Court was told utterance made by the second term was desirable to bring death and physical injury to people.

The controversial lawmaker was accused of using abusive words against former Prime Minister Raila Odinga on June 26, 2015, at Gatundu stadium in Kiambu County.

Speaking to Kenyans after the ruling, the Lawmaker revealed that this is the third case hi is being acquitted and still he has one pending case in court.

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Moses Kuria with DP Ruto

“The case was during the repeat elections. The magistrate found that they could not prove the case. The case has been there since 2014. It is my third case to be acquitted. I have one more for 2015,” said Kuria.


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