Deputy Chief Justice now says the government has withdrawn her armed security officers and drivers.
Also withdrawn, according to reports are officers attached to a high court judge, Chacha Mwita.
In a communication to the media, Philomena Mwilu said the move is likely to expose them to a security risk.
“The provision of security to the Deputy Chief Justice and the high court judge during their tenure is within their contract of service and that this obligation ceases only when my tenure ends,” Mwilu said in the statement.
Recently,the Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu was arrested at the
Supreme Court and taken to DCI headquarters for questioning over
After the arrest, the Deputy CJ was escorted by Director of Criminal
Investigations George Kinoti.
Reliable source from the Judiciary hinted to the media that
Philomena Mwilu was arrested in a crackdown at the Supreme Court.
During the press briefing, the DPP said Mwilu was to be charged with
abuse of office, receiving bribe and failing to pay taxes.
over allegations of financial impropriety.