In Summary

  • Justice Kimaru directed County Criminal Investigations Officer Nicholas Kamwende to take over the case and investigate the alleged disappearance and present a report in court on Tuesday.
  • He directed mobile phone service providers to provide data on the missing persons’ communications.

A high court ordered the director of immigration to ensure that two foreigners who have been missing since Monday are not deported.

Justice Luka Kimaru on Friday issued the directive after lawyers representing the families of Mr Samuel Dong Luak and Mr Aggrey Idri Ezbon filed a suit to compel the State to explain the whereabouts of the South Sudanese nationals who have been living as refugees.

Justice Kimaru directed County Criminal Investigations Officer Nicholas Kamwende to take over the case and investigate the alleged disappearance and present a report in court on Tuesday.

The judge further directed that a senior security official working for the government of South Sudan in Kenya be investigated on whether he has any connection to the disappearance.

The families had complained that the official called them seeking to know the details of an affidavit filed in the case though it had not been taken to court.

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