June 2, 2023

The provincial deputy Mike Mukebayi judged in flagrance specifically for incitement to tribal hatred, by the Court docket of Enchantment of Kinshasa / Gombe, was transferred, Tuesday, Could 23, to the Central Jail of Makala, realized from this jurisdiction, the Congolese Information Company (ACP).

Mike Mukebayi, a member of an opposition political celebration, was arrested on Sunday night Could 21 and dropped at the prison report earlier than being transferred Monday Could 22 to the Excessive Court docket of Kinshasa/Gombe, in flagrante delicto proceedings.

The general public prosecutor reproaches him for the remarks made throughout his look on the set of this system “Free debate” on the tv channel CML13 broadcasting on TNT.

As well as, the Court docket of Enchantment suspended the case whereas ready for the Constitutional Court docket to rule on the query of unconstitutionality raised by the protection legal professionals, underlines the ACP.

“We raised the exception of unconstitutionality of the process initiated on the premise of the ordinance regulation 78-001 of February 27, 1978 regarding the repression of flagrant offenses towards Mukebayi. The Court docket agrees with us and has simply suspended, ”declared the counsel for the defendant, Me Laurent Onyembo, on the finish of the listening to.

Judicial sources, contacted by Radio Okapi, inform that the nationwide deputy, Daniel Safu, accused of the identical details because the provincial deputy Mukebayi, is at present on the run.

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