A case in which Dennis Itumbi has been charged over a fake assassination letter on President William Ruto has been pushed to June this year.
Itumbi, who has been ICT Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Dennis Itumbi has been charged over a fake assassination letter on President William Ruto published in May 30, 2019.
The lawyer representing Itumbi on Monday told the court that his client cannot appear for the defense hearing because of the anticipated demonstrations in the country.
According to the lawyer, Itumbi’s name was mentioned by the principal planner of the demonstration and he was advised to stay away from the city during the period for his security.
The court allowed the application and postponed the matter to June 7.
Itumbi had said that he will call several Cabinet Secretaries and Members of Parliament to testify in his defense.
Itumbi was placed on defense early last year after the prosecution closed its case.