Wednesday December 19, 2018-Embattled Deputy Chief Justice,
Philomena Mwilu, has protested the appointment of Queen’s Counsel Khawar
Qureshi to represent the Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Noordin Haji.
Orengo, Attorney General, Paul Kihara Kariuki, unlawfully appointed a foreign
lawyer to represent the State in a Kenyan court.
the Attorney-General with the authority and discretion to appoint a foreign
advocate, the said powers should be exercised in compliance with all laws for
the time being applicable in Kenya,” Orengo said.
statutory qualification conditions applicable to other advocates practising in
Kenya, the AG acted discriminatorily in abuse of power and discretion.” Orengo
have a work permit to enable him to work in the country, adding that his
exclusion from the relevant procedure is not justifiable in a free and
democratic society, so his appointment is unconstitutional.
received from Imperial Bank, which is now under receivership.