In response to yesterday’s misleading reporting regarding Mr Humphrey Kariuki’s attendance in court, we clarify the facts below.
Mr Humphrey Kariuki presented himself to the courts on Monday after hearing about the summons for his attendance via the media while he was out of the country.
During Monday’s court hearing, Mr Humphrey Kariuki denied the charges brought against him and successfully applied for bail.
Following his court attendance, Mr Humphrey Kariuki was summoned to attend the DCI’s offices to respond to some additional questions which he did.
Mr Kariuki has cooperated with the investigation process at every stage. Mr Kariuki returned to the DCI’s HQ this morning (Tuesday 20 August 2019) to their request.
Mr Kariuki’s legal counsel confirms that “no warrant of arrest was issued locally or domestically”, clarifying inaccurate reports.
Mr Kariuki affirmed in a statement last night that the allegations levelled against him are “untrue, without merit, fabricated and intended to use the judicial process to tarnish my name [Mr Humphrey Kariuki]”.
Mr Humphrey Kariuki’s statement in full can be accessed here - https://humphreykariuki.com/press/f/statement-19082019. We will continue to share updates with you on the matter, providing the facts.