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Court Clears Echesa Over 39 Billion Arms Deal Case

Former sports cabinet secretary Rashid Echesa has been cleared by the court of wrongdoing in thirty nine billion shillings arms deal case.The court further stated that the office of the director of public prosecution led by Nordin Hajji,did not prove a case against him.

Echesa had been accused of defrauding the money from two foreigners through a multi-billion contract.

The magistrate relied on the CCTV evidence provided in court to acquit former sports cabinet secretary Rashid Echesa.Office of the director of public prosecution and the directorate of criminal investigations department were also faulted for making major blunders in the case.

Senior principal magistrate Kenneth Cheruiyot ruled that prosecutors in the multi-billion case did not provide sufficient evidence to link former sports cabinet secretary Rashid Echesa and three other supects.

The prosecution had called a total of eighteen witnesses whom the court ruled did not show that former sports cabinet secretary Rashid Echesa was linked to the arms deal in which two international foreigners were conned.

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