Treason if parallel president sworn in in Kenya


Kenya’s Attorney General Githu Muigai said any attempt to hold a parallel swearing in of a president would amount to treason.

Muigai did not name anyone but opposition leader Raila Odinga said last month he would be inaugurated by a people’s assembly on December 12 – Kenya’s Independence Day.
“The criminal law of the Republic of Kenya stipulates that sort of process is high treason. It is high treason of the persons involved and any other person facilitating that process,” he told a news conference.