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Case filed against CJ Maraga for child support thrown out by court.

Nairobi Children’s court has on Wednesday July 22 thrown out a case filed against the Chief Justice David Maraga by a woman only identified as Mary Kwamboka claiming the Chief Justice had neglected his fatherly duties to a child they sired together.

The court found that the complainant who was suing the Chief Justice for child support had not properly filed the case, since she failed to pay the requisite fee of Kshs 655 for filing the case.

Maraga’s lawyer Dunstan Omari after the ruling stated that failure of the accuser to show up in court was a clear indication that the whole saga was stage managed to tarnish the name of the Chief Justice.

“This was a stage-managed play to disparage, frustrate, annoy, to ridicule and to bring disrespect to the office of the Chief Justice of this country. Kenyans be aware that there is no case pending”, Lawyer Omari stated.

Omari also urged Kenyans to respect the office of the Chief Justice adding that they are ready to defend Maraga in court against anyone spreading malicious information against the CJ.

“We will defend the Chief Justice our Client as and when anybody stage manages that; but we urge people to respect the honor and position of the CJ as an elder of the SDA church and as a Christian who values family values”, Omari added.

Omari had earlier in June responded to the claims by the woman going further to debunk the birth certificate presented by Kwamboka pointing out glaring mistakes in the document.

Among the errors he noted, included a fictitious registrar of births by the name F.O Shamwata in the country.

He added that there has been no register officer by the name N.P Otieno in the Nairobi office hence indicating that the certificate was fake.

The lawyer maintained that there had been intense pressure for Maraga to resign before his term came to end on January 12, 2021.