RUTO haunted by MWANGI as he brings up RUTO’s S£X escapades with a university LADYCounty Politics, News 08:48
On 30th September 2016, the Deputy President William Ruto acting through his duly appointed Advocate served a demand letter to Boniface Mwangi seeking among other things immediate publication of a suitable retraction, correction and apology of a tweet of 28thSeptember, 2016 by Boniface Mwangi. The demand was that the apology was to be given a prominent coverage. The demand letter also sought an unconditional admission of liability for libel within seven(7) days.
On 5th October 2016, Boniface Mwangi’s legal team through Gitobu Imanyara& Co. Advocates responded to the demand letter stating that Boniface Mwangi has very real and compelling reasons for fearing that the Deputy President may wish to kill him and reserved the right to disclose these in court should the need the threatened legal action arise. The response further stated that Boniface Mwangi will seek to persuade the court that the Deputy President has no reputation worthy the indulgence of a court of justice either in Kenya or elsewhere.
On 7th October 2016, the Deputy President filed Milimani High Court Civil Suit No 264 of 2016 as threatened, served the suit papers on GitobuImanyara& Co. Advocates and thereafter served the Summons to Enter Appearance on 14th October 2016.
Today, 21st October 2016, Boniface Legal Team filed in court the Defence and Counterclaim against the Deputy President which inter alia states that the Deputy President WilliamRuto has no reputation to protect arising out of the indictment at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity, documented land grabs—both public and private— and previous implication in corruption scandals, to support his claim.
The 36-page bundle of documents constituting Defence filed in court by Gitobu Imanyara& Co. Advocates on behalf of Boniface Mwangi, contains a counter-claim against Deputy President for defamation following comments that the Deputy President made on local media insinuating that Boniface Mwangi is a perpetual drunk, who routinely wakes up late to nurse a hangover.
Boniface Mwangi asserts that the ICC had found “sufficient evidence to establish substantial grounds to believe” that William Ruto, jointly with....
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