Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu has been released on a personal bond of Ksh. 5 Million and has been ordered to appear before court tomorrow to face graft charges.
Mwilu was arrested today shortly after 2 PM after being linked to the collapse of Imperial bank and tax evasion.
According to the Director of Public Prosecution Noordin Haji they have enough evidence linking the Mwilu over the same and on taxes, she has defaulted since being a judge at court of appeal.
Noordin also revealed that he informed the Chief Justice David Maraga before the arrest of Mwilu.
Haji on the other hand distanced himself to claims that he is acting on behalf of the executive adding that the matter in not politically instigated.
He reiterated that the law will apply on both sides and that he will ensure that even those at the top and are involved in corruption are arrested and charged.
Mwilu becomes the first top judiciary official to be arrested over corruption.