•The fake claims emerged on social media after a section of users made the allegations on their pages.
•A blog by the name Yako.co.ke is one of the many news sites that reported on the fake allegations.
A blog by the name Yako.co.ke is one of the many news sites that reported on the fake allegations.
“Developing story. Supreme Court Judges Smoking Wanjala and DCJ Philomena submit notices of resignation to the registrar JSC. Reasons not disclosed,” read the message posted on Yako.co.ke Facebook page.
The fact-checker has, however, established that the claims are not valid.
The Judiciary of Kenya, on their verified Twitter page, has denied the resignation of the two.
The Judiciary has shared a screenshot of the misleading tweet and captioned it as “Fake”.
This fact check was produced by The Star Newspaper with support from Code for Africa’s PesaCheck, African Fact-Checking Alliance Network, and the United Nations Development Program.