Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei has apologised to a Nairobi magistrate for failing to appear in court last month in his hate speech case.
Cherargei who was present in court on Thursday told he court that he regrets his behavior and endeavored to take court orders seriously.
“I apologise to the court for failing to appear for my case and am going to ensure that i follow court conditions. I will attend court as required “, he told court.
Cherargei’s lawyer Dr. Dancun Okubasu also rendered his apology on the same.
He told court that following the findings of the court he had considered the sentiment serious by the prosecution counsel Alexander Muteti.
“The sentiments are regretful and I will endeavor be careful. There was confusion and I find the seriousness of the court. I pray that Muteti and court pardon me”, Okubasu said.
The prosecution counsel Muteti said he had accepted the apology and asked Okubasu to follow due quorum on how to conduct himself and the accused persons.
The apology tendered has been accepted, the magistrate said.
The case will be heard on May 19 for the prosecution to wind up the case.
Okubasu is also expected to serve a notice to secure a date to apologize to judge Nzioka.