Philip Murgor: How cocaine choked me out of Kibaki State job

Lawyer Philip Murgor. A man who was once a fervent supporter of the Nyayo regime and friend of the Mois, he was the unlikely candidate for the position of DPP in the Narc Administration which had committed to correct Kanu-era errors. Photo/STEPHEN MUDIARI |FILE

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He was sacked from the powerful office of Director of Public Prosecutions after two years for what he believes was the drama surrounding the Sh6.4 billion cocaine seized by police in December 2004. Mr Philip Murgor still strongly holds that the haul belonged to powerful people in government.

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