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Kisumu medic slapped with one year jail over Sh25, 000 bribe

By Harold Odhiambo | Published Thu, October 11th 2018 at 00:00, Updated October 10th 2018 at 23:41 GMT +3
Medic gets one year jail for bribery [Photo: courtesy]

A clinical officer is facing imprisonment after a court found him guilty of demanding Sh25, 000 from a relative of a patient in January 2014. Stephen Omoro, who works at the Kisumu East Hospital, had been charged with two corruption-related counts, including receiving bribes to facilitate blood transfusion. On Tuesday, Chief Magistrate Julius Ngar’ Ngar ordered Omoro to pay a Sh100, 000 fine or be jailed for one year. Omoro was arrested by anti-graft detectives who laid a trap on a day he received Sh3, 000.

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