Court Gives Boinnet 3 hours to produce Miguna
The Court instructed the police to ensure that Miguna appears before it at 2 pm after he missed the morning session.
Justice Luka Kimaru warned Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet and Directorate of Criminal Investigation George Kinoti against a confrontation with the court.
The Canadian-based lawyer was arrested at is Runda home on January 2, 2018. Flying squad officers ambushed him at his house and apprehended him for taking part in the swearing-in of NASA leader Raila Odinga as the People's President.
“The police have bombed their way into my house. I can’t speak on the phone right now. They have ransacked the house!!” he said. “Some are still hiding in the compound and my house hoping that I make a move so that they can shoot me and claim that there was a ‘shootout!’ I’m staying put! We need our youth here in large numbers!! 486 Runda Meadows!” Miguna tweeted.
Miguna suffers asthma attack
On Sunday, the former Nairobi Gubernatorial aspirant's lawyer Edwin Sifuna disclosed that he (Miguna) had suffered an asthma but denied medical attention.
However, the Opposition leaders have divulged that they are not aware where Miguna is being held.
“It’s true. We received info that Miguna has suffered an Asthma attack. I have with me an inhaler but the OCS has become hostile. He won’t let me see my client give him the medication. #FreeMigunaMigunaNow #freemigunamiguna,” Sifuna posted.
The arrest of Mr Miguna has been denounced with many describing it as unlawful.
NTV news anchor Larry Madowo tweeted: "I disagree with Miguna Miguna on a lot and he’s still not welcome on my show but I don’t support his illegal detention. If you support the government infringing on one citizen’s rights, do you think it will respect yours?"
At the same time, Thirdway Alliance party leader Ekuru Aukot challenged President Uhuru Kenyatta to ensure Miguna was released.
"My advise to : last year, we respected the court order that declared you duly elected. We now ask you to respect the court order to release and to lift the . You also swore to uphold our constitution," Aukot said.
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