Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji has revoked the appointment of 45 public prosecutors who were handling different cases.

In a gazette notice published on December 5, the DPP listed the lawyers while noting that there was a need to prevent conflict between his office and the Judiciary in a number of cases his office he is handling.

Lawyers managing cases under the Anti-counterfeit act 2008 who have been fired are Stephen O. Mallowah, Stan M. Manthi, Hellen N. Limang'ura, Sammy A. Sirich and Francis M. Kamau.

New Appointments

He also appointed Naylor Shivachi Mukofu to take over the Anti-counterfeit criminal proceedings docket.

From the Kenya Forestry Act 2005 department, he fired Appolinary J. Mwandigha, John M. Mbatha, Nancy W. Maina, Stephen B. Okayo, Wilson M. David, David K. Mutai, Rogers M. Ruriga and Patricia M. Mwangi.

Gitonga Murungura lost his job handling criminal cases under the Energy act.

The Gazette notice also outlined the duties of newly appointed Queen's Counsel Khawar Qureshi.

The DPP also recently officiated the "pass out" of close to 50 prosecutors at the Police Senior Staff College in Emali.

The hardest hit department is the team managing cases under the Kenya Health act where 31 lawyers were laid off.

They are listed as follows.

Suleiman Juma Mwahanjo

Amos N. Kilunda

James Ojwang Simiyu

Zephania Kipruto Chelimo

James Ndaranya Wachunga

Wilson Endao Chepyegon

Naisola Rachel Sillah

John Muriuki Githinji

Zaphania Chelimo

Thomas Nyandigisi

Beja Mwalungu Bati

Oguta Zaddock Ogayo

Henry Onyango Ojwang

Vincent Iduri

Joseph Akuma Onwonga

Nelson Mwangi Mutahi

Festus Anaya

Gideon Kimuluo

Moses Wambusi Wanyonyi

Simon Manara Ogao

David Kipkorir Chepkwony

Fredrick Nanyaga Sikali

Stephen Ngumo Mururia

Nickson Marara Aminga

Julius Shiechenje

Allan Wasilwa Barasa

Mutinyi Solomon Salia

James Kooya

Mathew Kare Cheboi

Fred Kariuki Sosi

Joseph Manyasya Kiwmele