DPP to appeal in High Court Kitui ex-priest's acquittal

Veronica Musali Mutua

Veronica Musali Mutua (left) goes down in tears outside a Kitui court on June 16, 2021 following the acquittal of a former Catholic priest, Japheth Mwove Kimanzi, who had been charged with attempting to kill her and her child in 2015.

Photo credit: Kitavi Mutua | Nation Media Group

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has said he will appeal a ruling by a magistrate’s Court in Kitui which freed a former Catholic priest who had been accused of attempting to kill a woman and a child he is alleged to have fathered.

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