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Kenya prosecutor stops case against MPs after protests suspended

Kenya prosecutor stops case against MPs after protests suspended

HUMPHREY MALALO KENYA'S top prosecutor has dropped charges against four lawmakers over anti-government protests, a day after opposition leader Raila Odinga suspended the demonstrations, their lawyer said. Odinga said on Sunday he was ready for talks with President William Ruto, as long as authorities halted arrests connected to the protests, and addressed his concerns about the rising cost of living and reforms to the electoral system. "The case has been withdrawn ... for the sake of peace, dialogue and justice between the accused persons and the state," lawyer Danstan Omari told Reuters. Thousands took part in three marches over the past two…
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