Ex-MP, hus­band lose bid to be re­leased on bond

The Star (Kenya) - - Politics Judiciary -

An El­doret court yes­ter­day de­clined to re­lease for­mer El­doret South MP Peris Si­mam and her hus­band Enock Kimeli (both pic­tured) on bond, pend­ing an ap­peal against an 18-year jail sen­tence for graft. On Fri­day, the two were or­dered to pay Sh10.6 mil­lion fines or serve the jail term . On Fri­day Si­mam, her hus­band and the four oth­ers were found guilty of 10 counts of cor­rup­tion com­mit­ted when Si­mam was MP be­tween 20072013. It in­volved ir­reg­u­lar ten­der award to Si­mam’s com­pany.

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