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by BRYAN KRAMER DISTRICT COURT REFUSES TO HEAR APPLICATION FOR WARRANT OF ARREST AGAINST DAMARU, GITUA & THEIR LAWYER. This morning Officer-in-charge of Special Police Internal Investigation team Inspector Jacob Ivaroa set up under the authority of Commissioner of Police appeared in District Court before Senior Magistrate Cosmar Bidar seeking three warrants of arrest against Director of National Fraud & Anti-corruption Directorate Mathew Damaru , his former Deputy Timothy Gitua and their Lawyer McRonald Nale of Jema Lawyers. Inspt. Ivaroa filed the motion yesterday (Wednesday 30/9/15) seeking the warrants of arrest against three gentlemen on the charges they committed perjury, a criminal offence under Section 121(2) of the Criminal Code The provision states that perjury is a person who in any judicial (court) proceeding, or for the purpose of instituting any judicial proceedings, knowingly gives false testimony concerning any matter that is material to any question t


By GK, an Insider at Police Headquarters Police Commissioner Gari Baki is a dangerous man running the Police Force. Baki, who has a history for controversy such as doing business with hire car companies, is a FAILED POLITICIAN. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill appointed Baki when former Commissioner Geoffrey Vaki was about to be convicted and sentenced for obstructing the arrest of Mr O’Neill. There is no room to guess what Baki’s mission was –look after the interest of his master.   Upon taking office, his first business was to request a brief from the National Fraud and Anti-Corruption Directorate (NFACD) to provide a brief on PM O’Neill’s case. That is understood to have been done. Upon his request, the NEC appointed an Acting Deputy Commissioner of Operations, Mr Raphael Huafolo who is also a failed politician but a faithful lieutenant to Baki previously. Both Baki and Huafolo are politicians and ‘outsiders’ (meaning they left the force long time) running the pol


by PAUL J REINBARA Name alike, do alike –Geoffrey Vaki v Gari Baki It is not an uncommon incident to see those who are named alike do alike. The two names Geoffrey Vaki and Gari Baki rhyme but do they in conduct? Some Commonalities observed are as follows. APPOINTMENT Both men were budded (taken from outside) into the post of the Commissioner of Police by the Prime Minister Peter O’Neill under very suspicious circumstances. The appointments were made amidst imminent arrest of PM O’Neill relating to his approval of fraudulent payments to controversial law firm Paul Paraka Lawyers. The appointment and/or removal of Commissioner of Police just like any other head of a Department, goes through a merit based appointment process, which includes public advertisement, consultation with the Public Service Commission and NEC. Public records show that none of these processes were invoked in the appointment/removal of these two Commissioners. THE FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS AFTER APPOI