105 judges including Mumbi Ngugi moved in Judiciary reshuffle


105 judges including Mumbi Ngugi moved in Judiciary reshuffle

Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has announced the transfer of 105 Judges across the country.

The reshuffle has also seen the creation of a new High Court in Kiambu which will be headed by Justice Joel Ngugi who was the head of the Judiciary Training Institute.

Among the notable transfers is the removal of Justice Mumbi Ngugi from the Constitutional and Human Rights Division to the High Court in Kericho.

Bomet’s new presiding judge becomes Justice Martin Muya, while Justice Samuel Mukunya is now Bungoma’s Presiding Judge in the Environment and Land Court.

Justice Weldon Korir moves to Busia as Presiding Judge, while Lady Justice Florence Muchemi moves to Embu.

Justice David Majanja takes up Kisumu, Justice Hillary Chemitei takes Kitale while Justice Kiarie Wa Kiarie heads to Marsabit.

Mombasa’s Presiding Judge is Mathew Emukule, Murang’a will be headed by Justice Hatari Waweru as Lady Justice Ruth Sitati handles Kakamega.

Eldoret’s Presiding Judge is Justice George Kimondo.

In Nairobi – High Court, the commercial division will be headed by Justice Fred Ochieng, while Lady Justice Jessie Lesiit heads the criminal division.

Justice Aggrey Muchelule wil head family division, Justice George Odunga the judicial review division and Justice Isaac Lenaola the constitutional and human rights division.

Nairobi’s Principal Judge in the High Court remains Justice Richard Mwongo.

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