Why lawyers oppose vetting of Judge Mohamed Warsame

Court of Appeal judge Mohamed Warsame. He has been nominated to the Judicial Service Commission. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The LSK has since moved to court to challenge the invitation extended to Justice Warsame by parliament to appear for vetting.
  • Political players have been looking for ways to do away with JSC members perceived as independent-minded.

Attempts to have the recently re-elected Court of Appeal representative to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) Justice Mohamed Warsame vetted before formal appointment is being seen as a wider scheme by the executive to take full control of the Judiciary.

Welcome!

You're all set to enjoy unlimited Prime content.