Kenya: Magistrate Orders Psychiatric Check on Sonko at KNH

Nairobi — A Nairobi anti-corruption court on Thursday ordered a psychiatric examination of former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko before he can stand trial in a Sh14 million graft case.

Trial Magistrate Peter Aoko said the test must be conducted at a public facility preferably the Kenyatta National Hospital.

Aoko issued the orders after Sonko’s lawyer who cited an independent psychiatrist informed the court that their client was unfit to stand trial.

The magistrate ordered that the report from the…


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