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Security heightened around Supreme Court ahead of NASA petition pre-trial hearing

Security has been heightened around Supreme Court ahead of NASA petition pre-trial hearing from 7pm today (Saturday).

Police officers have also been deployed in and around the highest Court in the country to avoid any disruption to the proceedings.

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Meanwhile, preparations for the conference continue as judicial officers have set up various work stations where the legal teams and the media will be following the proceedings.

Nairobi Police boss Japheth Koome had earlier turned down a request by the National Super Alliance (NASA) which intended to hold prayers for the presidential petition on Sunday outside the Supreme Court.

Mr Koome indicated that Kenyans should note that the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) will not allow any persons to interrupt the court events set to begin today (Saturday) from 7pm.

“Please note that I will not allow any person to disrupt the court proceedings hence the request by NASA rejected,” said Koome.

“Note that City Hall way, Taifa Road and part of Wabera Street will remain closed from both vehicle and human traffic. Also the High court parking will remain closed for vehicle and small scale traders (hawkers). This applies on Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Friday,” Koome noted

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