Former Kitale prosecutor fined Sh200,000 for bribery
SEE ALSO :300 tycoons probed over Sh10b land grabAccording to charge sheet the accused, who was at the time working as a prosecutor at the Kitale law courts on November 15, 2014, solicited a bribe of Sh60,000 from Joyce Wanjiku. The bribe was an inducement not to object bail application by Wanjiku’s employee Fred Wabuoba charged in a Kitale court. Sichangi concealed Sh30,000 which was to be used as evidence into the offence of corruption under the Anti-Economic Corruption and Economic Crime Act. The accused was initially charged with five counts of corruption. The complainant reported the matter to the offices of the EACC in Eldoret.
SEE ALSO :Suspect faults EACC in graft caseThe charge sheet further stated the accused was recorded asking for money. He was given the money on November 13 at the Kitale court and was arrested by EACC detectives after receiving the money within court premises.
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