Kenyan judge quits after gun threat

2012-10-18 15:23

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Nairobi - Kenya's second most powerful judge has resigned after a tribunal demanded her ouster on allegations she had threatened a security guard with a gun.

Nancy Baraza said on Thursday that her appeal of the tribunal's recommendation to the Supreme Court would not get a fair and impartial hearing.

Baraza says the chief justice, who is the president of Supreme Court, had endorsed the tribunal's recommendations in a TV interview and therefore he could not be impartial to her appeal. She says two other judges from the Supreme Court recommended that the tribunal be formed to investigate her.

A seven-member tribunal, led by the former Tanzanian Chief Justice Augustino Ramadhani, found that Baraza threatened to shoot Rebecca Kerubo, a guard at a security check point at a mall.

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