CJ PAYS TRAFIC COURT IMPROMPTU VISIT.

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                                                                                                  1439820429365Chief Justice Willy Mutunga,Chief Magistrate Anti-corruption Court Kennedy Bindari and Chief Magistrate Court Daniel Ogembo at Milimani Law Court basement cells when he paid a surprise visit. BY SAM ALFAN.                                                           Chief Justice Dr Willy Mutunga  pays  surprise visit to Kibera and Milimani ;aw courts on fact finding mission on how  traffic case are handled.

The visit came after it emerged that a fake  receipt was presented to prison to have a suspect released.

The  CJ said stringent measure will  be put in place to ensure that genuine receipts are issued as provided by the law.

He however praised those who  pay cash bail and there after appear in court, saying that is sign of  good faith  and goes on  to demonstrate their refusal  to give bribes to the traffic police.

He said  that  his office  will liaise with police to ensure they follow the new regulation which require traffic to  give traffic offenders notice to appear in court.

” There is powerful  cartel in the traffic which must be   dismantled if we were  fight corruption in the traffic sector” he said.

He told presiding magistrate handling traffic case  not keep the suspects in court  for long period  of time, saying away must be found  to speed up tte hearing  of the cases  and specially plea taking.

The CJ was accompanied by anti corruption  court chief magistrate Mr Kennedy Bidali and Daniel Ogembo of chief magistrate criminal court.

The CJ  toured  traffic registry and police cells to  found how  records  are kept and  te manner in which suspects are released  upon payment of cash bail.

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