ICC: Kenya: OTP Releases the Names of 6 Accused in the Kenyan Post-Election Violence Case

2010-12-15, The Hague, The Netherlands. The ICC Prosecutor requested PTC II to issue Summonses to Appear for 6 Kenyan citizens, because he found that there were reasonable grounds to believe that these individuals were responsible for the post-election violence (PEV) in Kenya. These are:

First Case:

1. William Samoei Ruto – currently: Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology (suspended), MP for Eldoret North, current and during the PEV. The Prosecution considers that he was one of the principal planners and organizers of crimes against PNU supporters;

2. Henry Kiprono Kosgey – currently: Minister of Industrialization, MP for Tinderet Constituency, ODM Chairman, and was an MP for Tinderet during the PEV. The Prosecution believes that he was one of the principal planners and organizers of crimes committed against PNU supporters; and

3. Joshua Arap Sang – currently Head of Operations, KASS FM, and was a Radio broadcaster during the PEV. The Prosecution believes that he was one of the principal planners and organizers of crimes committed against PNU supporters.

Second Case:

4. Francis Kirimi Muthaura – during the PEV and to date: Head of the Public Service and Secretary to the Cabinet and Chairman of the National Security Advisory Committee. The OTP believes that he authorized the Police to use excessive force against ODM supporters and to facilitate attacks against ODM supporters.

5. Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta – currently: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. The OTP believes that during the PEV he helped to mobilize the Mungiki criminal organization to attack ODM supporters; and

6. Mohamed Hussein Ali – currently: Chief Executive of the Postal Corporation of Kenya; during the PEV he was Commissioner of the Kenya Police. The Prosecution believes that he authorized the use of excessive force against ODM supporters and facilitated attacks against ODM supporters.

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