Magistrate meets prison officials and inmates on best way to scale up court operations

Mombasa Chief Magistrate Ednar Nyaloti held a session with officers and inmates at Shimo La Tewa Prison on the best way to upscale hearings while adhering to the Ministry of Health COVID19 directives.

It was agreed that Courts will continue hearings using video link, review of bond terms. Those inmates coming from police stations will be quarantined at Manyani prison before being admitted at Shimo La Tewa Prison. Some hearings will be done within the prison in the open. Matters for review of sentence will be referred to the High Court.


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