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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Incitement case moved as lawyer is busy with primaries

Laikipia North MP Mathew Lempurkel at the dock in Nanyuki law courts on November 24, 2016. He was charged with incitement to violence and offensive conduct. /ELIUD WAITHAKA
Laikipia North MP Mathew Lempurkel at the dock in Nanyuki law courts on November 24, 2016. He was charged with incitement to violence and offensive conduct. /ELIUD WAITHAKA

An incitement to violence case against Laikipia North MP Mathew Lempurkel did not proceed in court yesterday as his lawyer was not available.

Amos Chweya, acting for James Orengo, said Orengo was engaged in party nominations.

Lempurkel appeared in court on November 18 and was released on a Sh300,000 bail. He was charged with using threatening words towards an officer in Rumuruti and threatening to burn a police station on July 31.

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