Lawyer Nyakundi fights charges of son’s murder


Lawyer Issa Nyakundi
File image of Lawyer Assa Nyakundi in court. PHOTO| COURTESY

City lawyer Assa Nyakundi who is facing murder charges against his 29-year-old son Joseph Bogonko Nyakundi has challenged the court over the legality of his case.

The applications in the case included decision to enter a nolle prosequi-termination of legal proceedings – against the manslaughter charges and challenging the constitutionality to have murder charges pressed against the lawyer.

All files concerning the lawyer will  be heard by Justice James Wakiaga on July 18.

The Director Public Prosecution indicated that he will be filing an application to have a three-judge bench hear the applications.

The lawyer was released on a cash bail.

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