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High Court Blocks Deployment Of KDF To Stop Anti-Finance Bill Protests

This is after the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) moved to court seeking an order to stop the process of deploying the military on Kenyan soil.

The High Court on Wednesday, June 26 suspended the deployment of Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers to different parts of the country to quell unrest as a result of the anti-Finance Bill protests.

This is according to various media reports that Viral Tea was unable to independently ascertain. This is after the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) moved to court seeking an order to stop the process of deploying the military on Kenyan soil.

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LSK led by President Faith Odhiambo, urged the court to suspend the decision to deploy the military until the case brought before the court is heard and determined.

The Society had filed a petition against Defence Cabinet Secretary Aden Duale and the National Assembly, accusing the two parties of contravening the law by deploying the military against the law.

The High Court has since directed LSK and CS Duale to make submissions on Thursday, June 27 at 9 am in the application seeking to quash the Gazette Notice deploying KDF to quell protests.

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