The Star (Nairobi)

20 February 2013

Kenya: Circular Excludes Chief Justice From Travel Clearance

Director of public prosecutions Keirako Tobiko has directed Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo to probe allegations of attempts to intimidate ... ( Resource: Kenya's Top Prosecutor Reacts to Alleged Judiciary Threats

CJ Willy Mutunga is free to travel out of the country without clearance from the Office of the president. A circular issued by the Head of Public Service excludes the Chief Justice from a list of public servants who must be cleared before traveling out of the country.

The circular issued in November last year is aimed at stopping unplanned travel and cutting costs.

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