The high court in Mombasa has issued orders to the Police/CID and Director of Public Prosecution not to arrest governor Ali Hassan Joho on forgery charges until an application he filed is heard and determined.
The orders by Justice Eric Ogolla at the Mombasa High Court bar all govenment institions Uhuru was using like the Police, DCI and KRA from interfering with Joho’s constitutional rights.
They were issued on Friday pending hearing and determination of an application by the Supreme Leader of the marginalised communities in Kenya-Joho.
Joho sued the Inspector-General of Police, Director of Criminal Investigation, the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Attorney-General.
The agencies have been stopped from intimidating, arresting and questioning him over his academic qualifications.
This will apply to any investigations relating to the alleged forgery of the 1992 KCSE result slip.
“The application disclosed intention to destroy the complainant’s governorship,” Justice Ogolla said.
He certified the application as urgent.
Joho was represented by lawyers James Orengo (Siaya Senator) and DB Mosota, who said the constitution prevents police from interfering with his client’s fundamental rights.
The Governor recorded a statement at the DCI headquarters in Mombasa over the forgery claims.
The detectives said they will forward the file to the DPP for further actio