Through his lawyer Gitobu Imanyara, the activist on Friday filed counter-accusations against Ruto adding two more claims to prove his earlier sentiments that the DP “has no reputation worthy the indulgence of a court of justice”.
In the defence papers submitted at the Milimani Law Courts, Mwangi claims that DP Ruto had an alleged exra-marital ‘liaison’ with a University student who bore him a child in 2006.
You can read the press statement below from Boniface Mwangi’s legal team.The extra-marital allegations are widely expounded on the second-last paragraph;
PRESS STATEMENT BY BONIFACE MWANGI LEGAL TEAM
On 30th September 2016, the Deputy President William Ruto acting through his duly appointed Advocate served a demand letter to Boniface Mwangi seeking among other things immediate publication of a suitable retraction, correction and apology of a tweet of 28thSeptember, 2016 by Boniface Mwangi. The demand was that the apology was to be given a prominent coverage. The demand letter also sought an unconditional admission of liability for libel within seven(7) days.
On 5th October 2016, Boniface Mwangi’s legal team through GitobuImanyara& Co. Advocates responded to the demand letter stating that Boniface Mwangihas very real and compelling reasons for fearing that the Deputy President may wish to kill him and reservedthe right to disclose these in court should the need the threatened legal action arise. The response further stated that Boniface Mwangi will seek to persuade the court that the Deputy President has no reputation worthy the indulgence of a court of justice either in Kenya or elsewhere.
On 7th October 2016, the Deputy President filed Milimani High Court Civil Suit No 264 of 2016 as threatened, served the suit papers on GitobuImanyara& Co. Advocates and thereafter served the Summons to Enter Appearance on 14th October 2016….CLICK NEXT BELOW TO CONTINUE READING…