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Byline: David Mugonyi
Prominent politicians and businessmen named in the secret Waki list could be detained once they are charged by the proposed special tribunal.
They will only get out of custody if they are acquitted by the tribunal.
Lawyers said setting up the tribunal would require an amendment to the Constitution, which calls for 145 MPs from the current 222.
Law Society of Kenya (LSK) chairman Okong'o Omogeni said the decision by the Waki Commission to set up a special court to try the suspects was a serious indictment to the Kenyan Judiciary.
Similar views were expressed by lawyers Haroun Ndubi, Donald Kipkorir and Paul Muite. However, former …