Today’s Court Update
July 12th, 2023 (Hearing): SEEJ did not attend due to planned and executed nationwide demonstration. It was however later on advised that the hearing went on with one witness testifying.
The matter was set for further a hearing on the 8th November 2023.
On December 2nd, 2022, at approximately 2230 hrs at Ola petrol station next to Galleria shopping mall along Langata road, the accused were found dealing in 15 pieces of elephant tusks weighing 30.5 kg.
June 26th, 2023 (Mention-Pre-trial):
Matter came up for pre – trial for the 2nd accused.
It is important to note that on the previous two court dates the 13th and the 21st, the accused was not presented in court. As a result, the matter came up for a third time for pre – trial.
Matter is scheduled for hearing on 12th July 2023.
June 13th, 2023 (Mention – Pre-trial):
Matter came for pre – trial for 2nd accused. Matter scheduled for hearing as stated before which is on 12th July 2023
June 9th, 2023 (Mention -Pre-trial)
The 1st and 3rd accused were present. The 2nd accused was not before the court because Investigating Officer( IO) was not present. The defense advocates representing the 1st and 3rd accused were present. They (defense counsel) confirmed that the prosecution documents including inventory were served and the matter can proceed for hearing.
Since the 2nd Accused was absent, the matter was also given a pre – trial specifically for him.
The next pre-trial is scheduled for the 13th June 2021,while the hearing is on the 12th of July 2023.