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DPP says Lydiah Achieng lied to the media, defends 10-year sentence

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Director of Public Prosecutions Nordin Haji on Tuesday stated that Lydia Achieng had lied about being wrongfully jailed for 10 years over defilement.

Haji pointed out that the lady had been sentenced in accordance to the law.

The DPP on Sunday had promised to look into the matter was presented to him.

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“Attached media clip has been brought to the attention of the DPP. Despite the fact that convict was charged during the era of Police Prosecutors and before the 2010 Constitution, the DPP has directed that an immediate follow be done,” read a tweet from the DPP.

Achieng accused of defilement

The story of Achieng that had been aired on Inooro TV, had led to a huge uproar by the public over the incompetence of the criminal justice system.

Achieng explained that she had stopped being friends with wealthy neighbor who had connections in high places who then had accused her of defiling her son.

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The reporter who conducted the interview had quoted the prisoner’s ex-neighbors who were had been aware of the matter claiming that the unidentified neighbor , held a grudge after a girl Achieng was living with started a relationship with the son.

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