Monday, December 6, 2021

EACC denies raiding the office of lawyer John Khaminwa

Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC) has denied reports by media outlets that they conducted operations at the office of lawyer John Khaminwa.

The news comes at time when the lawyer himself confirmed that he had received threats from people purporting to be police officers following his submissions in the ongoing BBI hearing.

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He continued by saying that the officers identified themselves as EACC detectives who visited his office on Saturday in an attempt to silence him claims that the commission has described as unfounded.

“EACC wishes to notify the public that it did not conduct any operation yesterday and media reports suggesting that EACC visited the offices of John Khaminwa Senior Counsel are unfounded.” Said EACC

According to Khaminwa, his final submission on Friday during the appeal wronged touched some powerful people within the government thus the threats from people he highly suspected to on a good mission.

In his statement at the Court of Appeal, the lawyer firmly disagreed with the President saying that he disobeys court orders, demeans Judges and that they should stand up at tell him no to whatever he says.

Even though he did not mention those he believes are behind the raid and threats, John Khaminwa confirmed that his assistant was requested to part way with a money during the raid.

The judges presiding over the hearing requested for a 50 days break before they declare their verdict on 20th August 2021.

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