Former Chief Registrar of the judiciary Gladys Boss Shollei who has filed an application seeking anticipatory bail pending arrest.
BY SAM ALFAN.
Former Chief Registrar of the judiciary Gladys Boss Shollei has filed an application seeking anticipatory bail pending arrest over allegations of corruption in the judiciary during her tenure.
Shollei claim that the Ethics Anti- Corruption Commission have already forwarded investigative report to the director of public prosecution for consideration as to whether those mentioned will be charged.
She has sought in her application to the high court, that an order is issued restraining EACC officers from arresting her and that she be directed to appear in court when required.
The embattled former high court boss, allege that EACC declined to disclose to her the allegation of corruption touching procurement laws.
She says through her lawyer Edwin Watenya Wafula, that she has been subjected to untold mental and psychological torture since her name was among those presented to parliament by the President for debate.
Shollei says that she recorded statement with EACC and denied the entire allegation brought against her, she appeared on April 13.
“EACC has proceeded most egregiously and in unfair manner against her which move can only be controlled by the court” she says.
The commission has raised serious allegations of impropriety which occurred during the tenure of Shollei, saying that the security agents might apprehend her any time.
Her; lawyer says that she will undertake to corporate with offices of EACC and DPP and present herself to court when required.
She that EACC conduct and recent actions and pronouncements constitute imminent and immediate threat to the applicants fundamental freedom against arbitrary arrest.
It is with regard to the vulnerability of the applicant to the threat of the violation of her constitutional right that the jurisdiction of this court is invoked to expeditiously hear and determine the present application
The application for bail will be placed before presiding judge in the criminal division tomorrow for directions.