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Samuel Tonui freed as witnesses refuse to testify on Njoro clashes - 3 months ago, 19 Jan 11:19

Joseph Openda

Nakuru Deputy Speaker Samuel Tonui, who had been charged over the deadly clashes in the Eastern Mau, was set free on Friday as the director of public prosecutions withdrew the case.

Resident magistrate Yvone Khatambi allowed the DPP's application to drop the matter due to lack of sufficient evidence.

The request was supported by an affidavit sworn by investigating officer Joseph Njogu, who said witnesses refused to testify.

In the affidavit dated January 4, the officer said those who accused Mr Tonui of inciting residents against leaving the forest refused to record statements with police.

“None of the witnesses who made the claims is willing to record a statement. The claims formed the basis of the institution of the case against Mr Tonui. In the premise, do withdraw the charge against him under section 81 (a),” read part of the letter.

Mr Tonui was charged in September 2018 over violence ...
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