Bernard Chunga is a Kenyan lawyer and a former Chief Justice of Kenya. Justice Chunga resigned from the office on 26 February 2003 paving the way for the appointment of Justice Johnson Evans Gicheru.
Justice Chunga previously worked as Deputy Public Prosecutor. As Deputy Public Prosecutor, he was the lead counsel in the commission of Inquiry into Robert Ouko’s death which was led by Justice Evans Gicheru. He was also the prosecutor at the trial of Jonah Anguka, a former DC implicated in Ouko murder.
Tribunal and Resignation
Rather than facing a tribunal established by the newly elected President Mwai Kibaki to investigate alleged misconduct, Justice Chunga resigned.