Panic has swept through Deputy President William Ruto’s camp after the state officially reopened the 20017/2008 Post Election Violence Cases just a few days after lawyer who is accused of interfering with witnesses surrendered to the International Criminal Court.
Making the announcement today, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations boss George Kinoto recounted the horrors that Kenyans witnessed and reiterated that all those involved will be brought to justice.
The government has given us firm instructions that not again should we go and collect bodies with lorries and have mass graves.
“Tutayarisha files zetu vizuri kabisa, tuunde ushahidi wetu. Tutainua Bible mbele ya court na tuseme huyu ndio aliuwa huyu na huyu, ndiye alichoma. Huyu ndiye alifukuza mwenzake kwenye shamba na stakabadhi za shamba ndio hizi.Mimi ni kuwashukuru nyinyi wote na kusema kama tulivyoachiwa na Mungu, love one another.” Said Kinoti.
In the landmark development. past victims of post-election violence will record statements at DCI headquarters beginning Monday (today).
This comes just a few days after Kenyan lawyer Paul Gicheru who surrendered to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
A warrant of arrest had been issued for Gicheru who is an advocate and the chairman of the Export Processing Zone Authority in 2015 for allegedly interfering with witnesses in the the 2007/2008 post election violence case at the ICC.
Some 1,300 people reportedly lost their lives as supporters of former President Mwai Kibaki faced off with those of ODM leader Raila Odinga.
Deputy President William Ruto has consistently alleged plans to revive the ICC cases with his bandwagon reading malice.
“Some characters have sent people to Kenya to revive the ICC case. But I want to categorically tell them they will not succeed. In fact, it will be a big surprise to them,” Ruto alleged in the past.