Inspector of police arraigned over Wajir terror attack
SEE ALSO :The unseen war - Part 2The court heard that intelligence reports indicated that Wilfred had other associates who helped him get the photos of the slain policemen and the scene of the terror attack. “Your honour the respondent before you have the capacity, financial muscle and ability to interfere with witnesses, obstruct arrest of his associates and investigations and thus he should remain in custody,” Angela claimed. Angela further told the court that he will be investigated for conspiracy to commit a terror attack, provision of property and services for the commission of a terror attack and being a member of a terror group.
SEE ALSO :Legislator accused of assault chargedThe court was to take a judicial notice that terror activities that have happened in the recent past have caused the death of innocent people, damage to property and has created great public anger. In response, Wilfred’s lawyer Lesaigor Marcelino told the court that he is opposed to the prosecution application because it is anchored on speculations, rumours, beliefs, and has no legal basis. “Your honour each case should be handled with its special peculiarities, circumstances and facts, there are no annexures to support the allegation as tendered by the prosecution,” Marcelino said. Marcelino added that Wilfred is an accomplished police officer with over 20 years’ service to the government with a blameless track record. “My client is not a flight risk and there is nothing to show to the contrary, his right to freedom is at risk without proper support or substance,” Marecelino added. Milimani Senior Resident Magistrate Sinkiyan Tobiko granted the prosecution 15 days and mention was fixed on July 4.
We are undertaking a survey to help us improve our content for you. This will only take 1 minute of your time, please give us your feedback by clicking HERE. All responses will be confidential.