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VIDEO: It is death penalty for high treason of being sworn in as “second president” – AG Githu Muigai

VIDEO: It is death penalty for high treason of being sworn in as “second president” – AG Githu Muigai
December 07
09:14 2017

BY BMJ MURIITHI

Kenya’s Attorney-General Githu Muigai has said the penalty for treason is death and has warned against plans to swear in anyone as the ‘people’s president’ on December 12.

‘The punishment for high treason is death,” Muigai told a news conference in Nairobi Thursday.

Without naming names, Prof Muigai, the chief legal adviser to the government, said any swearing-in of any other person purporting to be president would be considered high treason.

TREASON

“Any such an inauguration would be outside the Constitution because Kenya already a sitting president  who took oath of office on November 28th,” he said.

‘The government will not stop at anything to prevent breach of the rule of law and the constitution,” he added.

Any person who takes part in such an inauguration, he said, will face the law.

The opposition coalition NASA has insisited that Mr Raila Odinga, a former presidential election flag bearer, will be sworn in as the People’s president on Dec 12th.

Watch the video courtesy of Citizen TV:

 

 

 

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