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Dennis Itumbi put on his defense.

by Robert Guyana

Former State House Digital Director Dennis Itumbi and his co-accused Samwel Gateri Wanjiru have a case to answer in the fake DP assassination letter a court has today ruled.

Milimani Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku has put the two on their defence to defend themselves in the matter after he found them to have a case to answer.

They will now give account on what happened either through a sworn affidavit or in person.

They were charged with publishing a false document contrary to the law.
According to the charge sheet, the two, on or before June 20,2019, published a letter dated May 30, 2019 with intent to cause anxiety to the general public.
The two accused have been linked to an alleged assassination letter involving Deputy President William Ruto.

It later emerged that the letter had been drafted at a cyber cafe in Lang’ata area, Nairobi after police turned to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) to help with investigations.

The letter claimed that there had been an alleged meeting at Hotel La Mada on Thika Road with the DP as the main agenda.
The matter will be mentioned Tomorrow to fix hearing date for their defence.

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