Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko lawyer Harrison Kinyanjui having a word with his counter part at Miliman law court on Friday after obtaining orders restraining any mass action during the Saba Saba rally 04/07/2014.
BY SAM ALFAN.
High court has issued orders restraining any mass action during the Saba Saba rally to be held on Monday 7
Justice Isaac Lenaola, further ordered the Saba Saba rally should not be declared a public holiday as proposed by section of politicians.
The judge made the orders on an application filed by Nairobi senator Mike Sonko seeking orders to bar Coalition for Reform and Democracy and the Jubilee coalition from engaging in violence and destruction of properties.
The order sought against the two Coalition Political Parties are meant o prevent a breach of peace and violation of fundamental rights and freedoms of innocent Kenyans.
He says that due to what has been experienced from the recent political rallies, there has been chaos that has been exhibited from the regions where such meetings have been held and the government is unable control the ethnic violence.
Sonko says in his application that no provision is provided for in the constitution that gives power to private individual to declare any day a pubic holiday.
The sentiments already by expressed certain individual on the impending rallies has created fear amongst members of the two Coalition and there need to issue the injunction over the coming public rallies.
The incitement and hate speech already witnessed is creating ethnic tensions that has resulted to destruction of properties and loss of lives.