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Court suspends prosecution of PS State Department for Youth after domestic violence claims.


Director of Public Prosecutions(DPP) Noordin Haji has been stopped from prosecuting PS Julius Korir pending the hearing and determination of a matter in court.
High court judge Charo Mrima on Feb 24, 2021 while issuing the orders also stopped the Police from arresting him.

“Pending the hearing and determination of the application before me,I restrain the DPP and the police from taking any further actions against Korir,”ordered Mrima.
This is in relation to an assault case against his wife.
Documents in our possession indicate that the wife Evelyn Koech reported to Hardy police station in Karen on 20/11/2018 under ob number 40/20/11/2018 that she had been assaulted.
The other report was made in September 2020.
The ob number was 02/18/09/2020.
Mrs Koech also obtained a p3 form on 18th September 2020.
The P3 form is signed by the Police surgeon based at Nairobi area police headquarters.
The report shows that she sustained thorax and abdomen injuries.
“Tender swollen and bruised upper part of the bam. Sustained soft five injuries, “the P3 report reds.
The report also shows she sustained injuries on her upper and lower limbs.
However, Ps Julius Korir has managed to obtain restraining orders.
Under miscellaneous application NO. E2915 of 2020, orders have already been granted that the applicant (wife) is a protected person and the respondent (PS ) been asked to desist from stalking, abusing either by self or by his agents.
Korir has also gone to the constitutional court in application E001 of 2021.
He has sued the DPP and DCI so that he is not arrested for the criminal charges since September 2020.
The lawyer wondered if assault is a constitutional right.
There is another case in the children’s court, MCCC/E945 of 2020 the respondent (Korir) is being asked to pay school fees and upkeep for his children since he has always neglected them.
The wife has also filed for divorce – in application E015 of 2021; Julius Korir has been given 15 days to enter appearance or judgement be granted.
There are also Nairobi Hospital reports dated 17th September 2020 and 20th November 2018 where Korir attacked his wife when she was pregnant and just a week to delivering a child.

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