Noordin Haji officially takes over as DPP

The new Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has officially taken charge of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. Mr Haji reported to work on Tuesday and was handed over the office by the former DPP, Keriako Tobiko, who is now Environment Cabinet Secretary (CS). While handing over the office, Tobiko said that

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Prosecution opposes bond application for man accused of conning MPs

By Bernard Ramoka Tuesday 10/04/2018 A Nairobi City court will today make a ruling on whether to release on bond or bail a middle aged man, Benson Masubo alias Chacha accused of coning and extorting money from MPs. The prosecution is opposing an application by the accused to be freed on bond or bail. The

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ODPP case review team visits Langa’ta Women’s Prison

The ODPP visited Langa’ta Women’s Prison to evaluate cases of 257 remandees in a national case review exercise aimed at decongesting the prisons. The team led by Secretary Public Prosecutions (SPP), Mrs Dorcas Oduor pitched camp at the Langa’ta Women’s Prison on 8, February, 2018 managing to review all the 257 cases. The SPP said

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ODPP launches ‘preliminary Report’ on Remand Action plan

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) has launched a preliminary report on Remand Action Plan after a weeklong case review at the Nairobi Remand Prison. The report launched by Secretary Public Prosecutions, Mrs Dorcas Oduor at Crown Plaza, shows 58% of remandees at the Nairobi Remand Prison are aged below 30 years.

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ODPP launches Case Review Initiative to decongest prisons

By Bernard Ramoka The Office of Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP) on January 22, 2018 launched a national review of all pending cases in prisons, in efforts to address backlog. Speaking during the official launch of a pilot held at the Nairobi Remands Prison in Nairobi, Secretary Public Prosecutions (SPP) Mrs Dorcas Oduor said the

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ODPP prosecutor bags Anti-FGM Award

An ODPP prosecutor has bagged an award for her role in the war against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Mercy Nyaorita of ODPP Narok was presented with the End FGM Prosecutors Award during the Intentional Anti-FGM conference at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) in Nairobi on February 8, 2018. Nyaroita was hailed for creating

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DPP Tobiko Resigns and takes up CS post

DPP Keriako Tobiko resigned from office after serving for seven years. Mr Tobiko was the first DPP since the office detached itself from the Attorney General in 2011. In his farewell remarks Mr Tobiko thanked his staff for their unreserved dedication and hard work. "My exit leaves no vacuum at ODPP" outgoing DPP Keriako Tobiko

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FiRe Award

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) was today presented with the FiRe award trophy by the the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) for being the most improved public institution in financial reporting in the county. The Award was presented by Nebart Avutswa, the ICPAK Ag. Chief Manager, Professional Standards

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THE ODPP REGISTERS THE HIGHEST CONVICTION RATE EVER IN KENYA

The ODPP has been lauded for its exemplary performance in registering the highest conviction rate for anti-corruption cases, ever in the country. This was during the launch of the State of the Judiciary and Administration of Justice Report officiated by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta. Speaking during the event, Chief Justice David Maraga said that

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Collaboration to establish a Prosecutors’ Training Institute

The ODPP is collaboration with the US-based Lawyers Without Borders to establish a prosecutors’ training institute in Kenya. The process has kicked off with a training of trainers for ODPP prosecutors held in Nairobi. In her opening remarks, the Secretary Public Prosecutions Mrs Dorcas Oduor said that she was looking forward to a prosecutors’ training

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