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The Rich Also Cry: Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko weeps as he appeared before anti-graft court

03, Feb 2021

Police in Nairobi wants to hold former Nairobi governor mike mbuvi sonko for 30 more days to allow them complete investigations into terrorism-related charges. the prosecution wants Sonko held to allow them to investigate allegations that he was recruiting a militia group to disrupt peace and stability. Troubles for Sonko started early morning when he was presented in an anti-corruption court to face graft related charges. he appeared before chief magistrate Douglas Ogoti for the mention of a 14 million corruption case facing him. at one point, the former Nairobi governor broke down to tears claiming that he was being punished for refusing to withdraw an affidavit adversely mentioning christine pratt kenyatta in a case over the appointment of Nairobi deputy Governor. sonko asked the court to grant him 14 days to prepare for the hearing of the graft case which he was Granted. sonko is expected back in a kiambu court tomorrow for hearing and determination of his bail application.

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