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Kenyan judiciary adopts alternative justice system, to beat case backlogs.

Nakuru, Kenya Current Affairs 04 May 2022

Courts in Kenya and particularly Nakuru City, have adopted alternative justice system in a bid to beat case backlogs in the formal court system. This move have brought together the community elders, police officers and the judiciary under one roof to seamlessly work together. This feature story will talk to Senior Magistrate, to know how they are a accommodating AJS, an idea which in many eyes, sounds ancient, officer commanding station police department, to knowhow police are coping with the reality of letting go of some cases and referring then to the AJS committee, community elders who are at the center stage of AJS to know the procedure of the case flow to the verdict and what determines the final decision, and the community to find out their view on AJS.(This feature story can be done in both print and Radio,in both Swahili and English if need be)
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