First Action taken against Itumbi in Supreme Court Judge case

The State House head of Digital Communication is set to face the law over defaming the Supreme Court Judges.

Justice Lenaola through his lawyer Donald Kipkorir on Friday demanded that Mr Itumbi pulls down the posts on social media under the hashtag #WakoraNetwork that have been used to libel the judiciary officials.

Advocate Kipkorir defined the tweets and Facebook posts by Itumbi as damaging to Justice Lenaola’s career and reputation in the Kenyan Judicial system.

He went on to demand that Head of Digital Communication at State House deletes the posts, issue a public apology and pay for the damages accrued in three days to avoid a lawsuit.

Now, taking to his Twitter, Dennis Itumbi has affirmed that the Justice Lenaola through Mr Kipkorir of KTK Advocates has served him a notice of suit and that he will respond.

Justice Lenaola is accusing State House Digitial Communications Officer whom he says that Itumbi's messages on social media could easily be interpreted to mean that the judge is part of a corruption cartel.

In their books, Dennis Itumbi violated Chapter Six of the Constitution by virtue of him being a state officer.

On the other hand, Justice Lenaola and Lady Justice Philomena Mwilu have been given until close of business today to vacate office or be ejected by a group of activists. The group is set to protest on Tuesday outside the Supreme Court if the two judges do not vacate office this Monday.

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