Judge shoots to global infamy for shameful verdict

Justice Said Chitembwe at Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi in 2011. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Justice Said Juma Chitembwe set free Martin Charo, 24.

  • Mr Charo had been sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sex with a 13-year-old.

A Kenyan judge who freed a man convicted of defiling a minor has attracted the international spotlight, with his ruling being judged the worst in the world for the past year.

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