The tribunal was headed by Lady Justice Mumbi Ngugi.

A tribunal probing the conduct of Judge Juma Chitembwe has unanimously recommended for his removal from office in a report handed over to President William Ruto.

Justice Chitembwe’s removal comes after the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) recommended to former President Uhuru Kenyatta to form a tribunal to probe the judge’s conduct in line with the Constitution.

The tribunal was appointed by former Head of State in May last year carried out and completed its inquiry into allegations against Justice Said Juma Chitembwe as outlined in the Judicial Service Commission petition to Mr Kenyatta.

In its report presented to President WIlliam Ruto on Tuesday, the 12-member team headed by Lady Justice Mumbi Ngugi found that the allegations against Justice Chitwembe were established to the required standard of proof.

“In that regard, having found as above concerning the allegations against the Hon. Judge, the tribunal unanimously recommended that Mr Justice Said Juma, Judge of the High Court of Kenya, ought to be remobed from office,” read part of the report.

The tribunal comprised; Senior Counsel Kiragu Kimani as lead counsel assisted by Edward Omotii Nyang’au and Joseph Gitonga Riungu.

Other tribunal members included; Justices Nzioki wa Makau, Abida Ali Aroni, Senior Counsel Fred Ojiambo, Lt. Gen. (Rtd.) Jackson W. Ndung’u, James Ochieng’ Oduol, and Dr Lydia Nzomo.



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