SPECIAL SITING

CJ holds special sitting in honour of 3 departed Senior Counsel

The ceremony was attended by the Senior Counsel Bar and other guests drawn from state and non state agencies and the Judiciary.

In Summary

•The ceremony was attended by the Senior Counsel Bar and other guests drawn from state and non state agencies and the Judiciary.

Chief Justice Martha Koome on Thursday presided over a special ceremony in honour of departed colleagues in the legal profession.

A Photo op for departed senior counsels' family members and Chief Justice shortly after special sitting at Supreme Court on November 18, 2021
Special sitting for departed senior counsel members A Photo op for departed senior counsels' family members and Chief Justice shortly after special sitting at Supreme Court on November 18, 2021
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The ceremony - referred to as 'Closing of file proceedings' honoured  three departed Senior Counsels, Omparkash Nagpal, SC - P.105/1066/55,  Mohammed Zahir Malik, SC - P.105/127/55 and Nzamba Kitonga, SC - P.105/1066/79.

Special bench comprising of Supreme Court and Court of Appeal judges, Registrar and Kadhi at Supreme Court building on November 19, 2021/ CHARLENE MALWA
Special sitting Special bench comprising of Supreme Court and Court of Appeal judges, Registrar and Kadhi at Supreme Court building on November 19, 2021/ CHARLENE MALWA
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  A mixed Bench constituted representatives of Judges of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court, Magistrate’s Court and Kadhi’s Court.

Chief Justice Martha Koome and Villa Nowrojee share a light moment shorlty after a special sitting in honor of departed senior counsels at the Supreme Court on November 18, 2021/ CHALENE MALWA
Special sitting for departed Senior counsels Chief Justice Martha Koome and Villa Nowrojee share a light moment shorlty after a special sitting in honor of departed senior counsels at the Supreme Court on November 18, 2021/ CHALENE MALWA
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The ceremony was attended by the Senior Counsel Bar and other guests drawn from state and non state agencies and the Judiciary.

Immediate family members of the departed too were in attendance. Present too to witness were immediate family members of the departed. 

Stephen Gitonga pays tribute to departed senior counsel Nzamba Gitonga at Supreme court on November 17, 2021
Nzamba Gitonga son Stephen Gitonga pays tribute to departed senior counsel Nzamba Gitonga at Supreme court on November 17, 2021
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