‘PAY DOU­BLE FOR LOST CASH’

The Star (Kenya) - - Counties -

Last month, Anti-Cor­rup­tion court chief mag­is­trate John Oyiengo sen­tenced three Ny­eri county of­fi­cials to three years in jail for eco­nomic crimes in­volv­ing the ir­reg­u­lar award of ten­ders and abuse of of­fice. They are John Maina (Lands ex­ec­u­tive), Martin Wamwea (Fi­nance) and Si­mon Wachira (chief of staff). There were eight wit­nesses in the case. The court ruled that the for­mer of­fi­cials each should pay twice the amount of money lost or go to jail for three years.

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