The Awards that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) received recently have been an issue of concern that the matter has been taken to court.
I’n a petition filed by Activist Fredrick Bikeri through his lawyer Danstan Omari,DPP haji is said to have received the awards while claiming that his office is Indipendent and according to Bikeri it is not.
Judge Anthony Mrima who is handling that matter has certified the petition as urgent.
“The respondents should file their response in five days for the matter to be heard on May 10,2022″added Mrima in his order documents.
Bikeri wants the court to compel Noordin Haji to return the awards he received at the Financial reporting (Fire) awards and to be stopped from declaring itself as an independent office .
Lawyer Omari and Shadrack Wambui says there are only two independent bodies in the Country which are the office of auditor general and the controller of budget while the DPP is misleading Kenyans that the office of the DPP is independent and he continues
to receive money as independent body
thereby obtaining by false pretenses.
The Petitioner through his lawyers
Danstan Omari and Shadrack Wambui of
Sheria mtaani want the Court to remove
Constitutionality of part V of the ODPP
Act, which was enacted under the
impression that the office of the
Director of Public Prosecution is among
the independent offices under Article
249 (3) of the Constitution .
Failure to grant the Petitioner prayers
, the DPP will unconstitutionally and
deceitfully misrepresent itself as
independent office and receive
illegitimate awards and recognitions
that are designed to hoodwink the
members of unsuspecting public on the
purpotted indepence .
The first respondent has been accused of
corruptly receiving awards meant for
independent offices in the Country and
be compelled to immediately return the
awards and money received as independent
Justice Antony Mrima directed the
Petitioner to serve the first
respondent, second respondent the three
interested parties within five days and
the Court to issue more directions on
10th May year 2022.