A Landmark win on fight against corruption in the country was witnessed yesterday as court sentenced Sirisia MP John Waluke and Grace Sarapay Wakhungu to a total of Ksh 727 million and Ksh 707 million respectively i/d 10 years imprisonment each for Ksh 313 maize fraud.
Sirisia MP John Waluke and Grace Sarapay Wakhungu appeared in court on Thursday, June 25 for sentencing after being found guilty of fraud in a Ksh313 million maize scandal.
Sirisia MP John Waluke was found guilty in the Ksh. 297million maize fraud case. The trial magistrate Elizabeth Juma ruled that prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubt. She directed that he be remanded at Kileleshwa Police Station until Thursday for sentencing. However Waluke was acquitted of two counts among them uttering a false document.
On the fourth account, the MP was ordered to pay 500,000 shillings or serve three years in jail. He was also ordered to pay an additional 26,729,342.80 shillings or go to jail for seven years.
On the fifth account, the Sirisia MP was slapped with three hefty fines. 500,000 shillings or three years in prison, 5,121,219 shillings or seven years in jail, and 100,000,000 shillings or other seven years in prison.
Sirisia MP John Waluke and co-accused each fined Sh594 million or serve 7 years imprisonment if they default. This ruling is subject to appeal within 14 days.
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