Board: Justice Gacheche unfit to serve
Posted Friday, August 3 2012 at 10:53
The Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board has found a High Court judge unfit to serve in the Judiciary.
Justice Jeanne Gacheche was declared unfit to continue holding the position of High Court judge Friday.
The Board said Justice Gacheche used "her judicial power inappropriately".
However, three other judges were cleared.
Justices Wanjiru Karanja, Jessie Lesiit and Mbogholi Msagha were found fit to continue serving in the Judiciary.
The announcement was made in the absence of chairman Sharad Rao, who is out of the country. Mr Rao’s deputy Roselyn Odede took charge.
The last time the Board made its findings public was on July 20 when it sent home two judges, Roselyn Nambuye and Mohammed Ibrahim home and cleared three other judges to continue working in the Judiciary.
The Board declared Supreme Court Judge Mohammed Ibrahim and Court of Appeal Judge Roselyn Nambuye unfit to continue serving in the Judiciary because of delaying judgments and rulings.
Supreme Court Judge Jackton Ojwang and Court of Appeal Judges Hannah Okwengu and Kariuki Kihara were found suitable to continue serving.