Appeals Court upholds election of Starehe MP Charles Njagua

Appellate Judge Agnes Murgor dismissed the appeal filed by ODM's Steve Mbogo who had been dissatisfied with the judgement of High Court Justice Fred Ochieng’ in February/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 17 – The Court of Appeal has upheld the election of Starehe MP Charles Kanyi Njagua.

Appellate Judge Agnes Murgor dismissed the appeal filed by ODM’s Steve Mbogo who had been dissatisfied with the judgement of High Court Justice Fred Ochieng’ in February.

The Court of Appeal agreed with Justice Ochieng’s finding that Mbogo did not provide sufficient evidence to support his claims that the election was marred by irregularities.

Lady Justice Murgor ruled that failure by the Returning Officer to sign off Forms 35 A was a minor issue and did not have any impact on the results of the election.

LABAN WANAMBISI :Laban Wanambisi is a Parliamentary and Political reporter. He joined the Capital Newsteam in 2005. Since then, he has reported on many of the major news events over the years including his first major assignment covering the 2005 National Referendum on the Draft Constitution, and several other subsequent key national and international events.