Judiciary embarks on plan to build courts in all 290 constituencies
SEE ALSO :Maraga's promise on tea caseThe CJ, who spoke when he officially opened Ruiru Law Courts, said the Judiciary was committed to clearing backlog of cases. He called on judicial officers to work together with lawyers to ensure there is quick delivery of justice. Maraga cautioned lawyers against being part of creating backlog of cases by seeking endless adjournment of cases without valid reasons. Dispute resolution He emphasised the need for alternative dispute resolution mechanism for minor cases.
SEE ALSO :Maraga seeks truce with UhuruThe head of Ruiru Law Courts Clara Otieno said since it opened it’s door to the public, a total of 3,397 cases had been registered, while 2,683 cases had been heard and determined. Ms Otieno said the court would bring justice closer to the people. “Ruiru residents will from now not be required to go to Thika, Kiambu or Gatundu to seek justice. The new court will help them have easy access to justice,” she said. The new court brings the number of courts in the county to seven. Other courts are in Thika, Gatundu, Kiambu, Limuru, Githunguri and Kikuyu. The new court was constructed by Ruiru National Government Constituency Development Fund.
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