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Ocampo: Mungiki, arms and the State House link

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In the 40-page Document Containing Charges released last evening, Moreno-Ocampo revealed how the Head of the Public Service Francis Muthaura issued Mungiki, Uhuru Kenyatta, and Hussein Ali pursued an organisation policy to keep PNU in power.International Criminal Court Prosecutor Louis Moreno-Ocampo released a damning report explaining how the Mungiki were given police uniforms and arms at State House before ferrying them to Naivasha in military trucks.According to the prosecutor the attacks in Naivasha were launched in an orderly and well-planned manner on the morning of January 27, 2008.Upon arrival at the State House, Moreno-Ocampo claimed in the document filed at the ICC court the outlawed sect members were addressed by a Mungiki leader in the presence of senior Government officials.He said 162 Mungiki members in Nairobi who had been earmarked to execute the attacks were mobilised through text messages requesting them to report at specific locations in Nairobi. They were then picked up by Citi Hoppa buses and transported through secret routes to the State House in Nairobi.