Today’s Court Update
September 7th, 2023 (Hearing): The scheduled hearing did not take place as the advocate for the defence advised the court through his representative that he had significant back pain and was unable to proceed for at least two weeks.
The court adjourned the matter and set over two days to conclude the hearing, November 15th and 16th.
On August 5th, 2022, at approximately 20:00 at the Ruiru Quickmatt parking in Ruiru (north Nairobi), the accused were found dealing in 16 pieces of elephant tusks weighing 43.4 kg.
Presiding Magistrate and Court:
Hon. Gideon Kiage Oenga – Magistrate Court 2
Advocates for the Accused:
Peter Chege Kamau
John Kariru Wanjiku
Dealing in wildlife trophies contrary to Section 92(2) WCMA
Date of Arrest:
Date of Arraignment:
Location of Arrest:
Ruiru Quickmart, Kiambu County
43.4 kg (16 pieces)
August 9th, 2023 (Hearing): DNA (did not attend)
July 12th, 2023 (Hearing): DNA
May 23, 2023 (Hearing): This hearing did not occur. While the accused were present, the defence advocate and prosecutor were not (assigned prosecutor was on training). The matter was adjourned to July 12th for hearing