Lawyer Gitobu Imanyara for Yakub Issack Mahat who has moved to court seeking orders to compel the Inspector General of Police to produce his brother who surrendered to Kenyan authorities from the Al shabaab militia three years ago on Tuesday 11 August 2015.
BY SAM ALFAN.
An elderly man has moved to court through his lawyer Gitobu Imanyara seeking orders to compel the police to produce his kin who allegedly surrendered to the authority some three years ago.
Mr Isaak Adan said to have joined Alshaabab militia, but return to Kenya after issued an amnesty.
To surprise to the family, Yakub Isaak Mhat says, he never been seen or heard any where within security agents.
Mr Mahat through his lawyer Gitobu Imanyara the suspects remains at large and wants the court issue orders compelling his precaution in court or set free wherever he his being held.
”After his surrender and return to Mandera home and while they were having lunch picked up by security officers and taken away, the lawyer told the court.
Justice Grace Ngenye Macharia heard, that his family has since been trying to find out what the security officials did with him or where they took him but all their attempts have been in vain.
Imanyara asked the court to compel the Inspector General of Police, the Director of Criminal Investigations Department and the Director of Public Prosecutions to appear in court and show cause why Adan should not be released.
He said that his brother has been missing since December 17, 2012 and has not been seen or heard of since.
The National Government, the National Security Council and the Inspector General, he further said, have refused and neglected to protect his family by abducting their kin.
“Adan presented himself to the Kenyan security officers On December 17, 2012 and has not been heard from since nor can his whereabouts be traced, which is the subject of this application.
Imanyara asked the court to certify the matter as urgent and therefore asked the court to give directions in the case.
Justice Macharia set a mention for the matter on Monday 17 August before the duty judge for directions.