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Joshua Ochieng Rakwel v. Republic

(2018) JELR 100540 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Criminal Application 15 of 2018  •  14 Nov 2018  •  Kenya

Coram
Erastus Mwaniki Githinji

Judgement

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

AT KISUMU

(CORAM: E. M. GITHINJI, JA. (IN CHAMBERS)

CRIMINAL APPLICATION NO 15 OF 2018

BETWEEN

JOSHUA OCHIENG RAKWEL................................................APPLICANT

AND

REPUBLIC..............................................................................RESPONDENT

(Being an Application from the Judgment of the High Court of Kenya at Kakamega arising from the Original Criminal Case No. 822 of 2008 at SRM’s Butere Law Courts

in

KAKAMEGA H.C.CR.A. NO. 82 OF 2010)

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RULING

The applicant applies for extension of time within which to file an appeal and for leave to file an appeal as a pauper. The application is supported by the applicant’s affidavit sworn in support of the application. He states that he was convicted for the offence of robbery with violence contrary to Section 296(2) of the Penal Code and sentenced to death and that his appeal to the High Court was dismissed in November, 2010.

He further explains that he did not file appea…

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