Ksh.213M corruption case against Kidero to be heard next year


Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and Maurice Ochieng Okere appear before Anti-Corruption Magistrate Douglas Ogoti ...
Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and Maurice Ochieng Okere appear before Anti-Corruption Magistrate Douglas Ogoti on August 9, 2018. PHOTO/WALTER DZUYA

In Summary

  • Former Nairobi Governor has denied three corruption-related charges leading to the loss of Ksh.213million.
  • Kidero has pleaded not guilty to a charge of conspiring to commit an offence of fraud.
  • He is accused alongside nine others for services not rendered on diverse dates between January 16, 2014 and January 2016.

A corruption case against former Nairobi County Governor Evans Kidero and his co-accused will be heard in May next year.

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The date was set after the prosecution told trial magistrate Douglas Ogoti that all the witness statements have been supplied to the defence.

The case will be heard on May 2, 2019.

According to the prosecution, 27 witnesses will be called to testify in the case.

Former Nairobi Governor has denied three corruption-related charges leading to the loss of Ksh.213million.

Kidero has pleaded not guilty to a charge of conspiring to commit an offence of fraud and two counts of dealing with suspect property leading to loss of public funds.

He is accused alongside nine others for services not rendered on diverse dates between January 16, 2014 and January 2016.

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