This is What will Happen to Raila if he is Sworn in on December 12,2017 as President…Be Worried!!!

This is What will Happen to Raila if he is Sworn in on December 12,2017 as President…Be Worried!!!

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You have heard Raila declaring he would be sworn in on December 12, 2017!!!If indeed he makes true his threats, he would have committed treason and the following will befall him- according to the constitutions.

CHAPTER VII – TREASON AND ALLIED OFFENCES

  1. Treason

(1)          Any person who, owing allegiance to the Republic, in Kenya or elsewhere—

(a)          compasses, imagines, invents, devises or intends—

(i)            the death, maiming or wounding, or the imprisonment or restraint, of the President; or

(ii)           the deposing by unlawful means of the President from his position as President or from the style, honour and name of Head of State and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kenya; or

(iii)          the overthrow by unlawful means of the Government; and

(b)          expresses, utters or declares any such compassings, imaginations, inventions, devices or intentions by publishing any printing or writing or by any overt act or deed,is guilty of the offence of treason.

(2)          Any person who, owing allegiance to the Republic—

(a)          levies war in Kenya against the Republic; or

(b)          is adherent to the enemies of the Republic, or gives them aid or comfort, in Kenya or elsewhere; or

(c)           instigates whether in Kenya or elsewhere any person to invade Kenya with an armed force,is guilty of the offence of treason.

(3)          Any person who is guilty of the offence of treason shall be sentenced to death.

  1. Concealment of treason

Any person who—

(a)          becomes an accessory after the fact to treason; or

(b)          knowing that any person intends to commit treason, does not give information thereof with all reasonable despatch to the Attorney-General, administrative officer, magistrate, or officer in charge of a police station, or use other reasonable endeavours to prevent the commission of the offence,

is guilty of the felony termed misprision of treason and is liable to imprisonment for life.

[L.N. 124/1964, Act No. 24 of 1967, Sch.]

  1. Treasonable felony

Any person who, not owing allegiance to the Republic, in Kenya or elsewhere, commits any act or combination of acts which, if it were committed by a person who owed such allegiance, would amount to the offence of treason under section 40, is guilty of a felony and is liable to imprisonment for life.

[Act No. 24 of 1967, s. 4.]

43A.

Treachery

Any person who, with intent to help the enemy, does any act which is designed or likely to give assistance to the enemy, or to interfere with the maintenance of public order or the government of Kenya, or to impede the operation of the disciplined forces, or to endanger life, is guilty of a felony and is liable to imprisonment for life.

[Act No. 24 of 1967, s. 4.]

  1. Promoting warlike undertaking

Any person who, without lawful authority, carries on, or makes preparation for carrying on, or aids in or advises the carrying on of, or preparation for, any war or warlike undertaking with, for, by or against any person or body or group of persons in Kenya, is guilty of a felony and is liable to imprisonment for life.

[Act No. 24 of 1967, s. 4.]

  1. Provisions as to trial for treason, etc.

(1)          A person cannot be tried for treason, or for any of the felonies defined in sections 42, 43, 43A and 44, unless the prosecution is commenced within two years after the offence is committed.

(2)          No person charged with treason, or with any of such felonies, may be convicted, except on his own plea of guilty, or on the evidence in open court of two witnesses at the least to one overt act of the kind of treason or felony alleged, or the evidence of one witness to one overt act and one other witness to another overt act of the same kind of treason or felony.

(2A)       If the facts or matters alleged in a charge for any of such felonies amount in law to treason, and if the facts or matters proved at the trial of the person charged amount in law to treason, such person shall not, by reason thereof, be entitled to be acquitted of the felony; but the person tried for the felony shall not afterwards be prosecuted for treason upon the same facts.

(2B)        A person charged with treason or with any of such felonies who is in Kenya may, whether or not the offence was committed in Kenya, be taken in custody to any place in Kenya, and may be proceeded against, charged, tried and punished in any place in Kenya, as if the offence had been committed in Kenya, and for all purposes incidental to or consequential on the trial or punishment of the offence the offence shall be deemed to have been committed in Kenya.

(3)          This section does not apply to cases in which the overt act of treason alleged is the killing of the President, or a direct attempt to endanger the life or injure the person of the President.

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