Laikipia County residents have been relieved of hectic and out of reach judicial services as the Judiciary Service Commission (JSC) has revealed its plans to re-introduce itself to the county.
JSC is in its new plans set to establish an Environment and Land (ELC) and Employment and Labour Relations court the county.
JSC vice chair Mercy Deche, who held a forum with local leaders further revealed that the Judiciary will be setting up a magistrate’s court in Rumuruti, as an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism to hasten delivery of justice.
“We will start recruitment of 20 ELC and 20 Industrial Court judges next week and Nanyuki is among the marked areas to post the two specialised judges,” she said.
Ms Deche spoke in Nanyuki where she led a delegation from the JSC in series of meetings with local leaders, court users and lawyers.
“The Judiciary is upgrading the court system across the country by putting up bigger and modern courts to ensure justice is easily accessible,” she added.
A Sh318 million four storey ultra-modern law court complex in Nanyuki, she said, would be complete and ready for use by the end of this year.