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Lawyer Paul Gicheru found dead at Karen home

Kenyan lawyer Paul Gicheru who was charged with alleged bribery of witnesses testifying at the International Criminal Court (ICC) is dead.

Gicheru was found dead in his Karen home on Monday night.

Police said that Gicheru was found dead with the cause of death yet to be known.

Gicheru surrendered to the ICC on November 2, 2020, pursuant to an arrest warrant issued on March 10, 2015, by Pre-Trial Chamber II of the ICC.

The Kenyan lawyer was accused of offences against the administration of justice by corruptly influencing witnesses of the Court.

He allegedly bribed witnesses to either recant their testimonies or refuse to testify in the crimes against humanity case that faced President William Ruto and former journalist Joshua Sang.

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