Governor Nyong’o, sister Nyagoy skip court again, fined Ksh.400K


Kisumu Governor Anyang' Nyongó and his sister Risper Nyagoy. PHOTOS | COURTESY
Kisumu Governor Anyang' Nyongó and his sister Risper Nyagoy. PHOTOS | COURTESY

Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyong’o and his sister Dr. Risper Nyagoy have been fined Kshs 400,000 each or face a jail term of one month.

This is after they were found guilty of contempt court charges in a family property row case but skipped a second court date.

High Court judge Thrispisa Cherere ordered that the fine be paid within 30 days.

“They will pay another 50,000 each monthly should they fail to honour the court orders after the expiry of the 30-days fine,” the judge added.

Justice Cherere said the court was not convinced that the duo could not attend Thursday’s session because of the death of their mother two days ago.

Their lawyer Jefferson Museve had given this as the excuse.

However advocate Rodgers Mugumia, for the governor’s cousins, dismissed it saying it was a plot to delay justice by citing the unfortunate death.

Justice Cherere said he had given an opportunity for the two to appear before her but they had disregarded the court process.

For Citizen TV updates
Join @citizentvke Telegram channel



Video Of The Day: | NEWSNIGHT | Punguza Mizigo, BBI or No Referendum?

Avatar
Story By Allan Obiero
More by this author