SPLM Political Bureau Recommends Charges Against Ex-Detainees Be Dropped. ‪

1915586_191456338186_2982389_nThe Political Bureau of the SPLM at J1 Wednesday passed a resolution asking the government to drop treason charges against the “Former Detainees”

Anne Itto SPLM Acting Party Secretary General says through the National TV that the decisions were reached as part of the implementation of Arusha Agreement.

”You can rememberer the President directed the implementation of the Arusha agreement and in that directives we welcome the former detains home. In this meeting the PB resolved that as we welcome them home all criminal Charges against the former detains be removed” she says

The party also decided to drop charges of embezzlement of party funds and corruption against Pagan Amum.

The treason charges against, Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, Majak D’Agoot, Oyai Deng Ajak, and Pagan Amum were deferred last year and the four released on bail into the custody of Kenyan President after a sustained pressure on the government.

The meeting also askes the secretariat to proceed with preparations for an Extraordinary National Convention.

The Acting Secretary-General Dr Anne Itto says that the PB shall meet again before the end of the month.


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