Former Kiambu county boss Ferdinand Waititu can finally heave a sigh with relief after the court granted him a reprieve on the 588 million graft case.With the charges dropped, Waititu can now sell , transfer and interfere with his properties ,what he was previously denied by the court from doing.
His case was dropped when the high court found came with a ruling that there was insufficient evidence to support the embezzlement accusations.EACC had accused him,his wife and associates with fund embezzlement through proxies and kickbacks.The commission alleged that Ferdinand Waititu had allegedly amassed wealth to a tune of 2 billion shillings which he could not account for.
As the case had been proceeding, the bank accounts of Waititu and his multiple properties were frozen following pending determination .
Waititu had been impeached in January 2020 following a case where there was an alleged irregular award of 588 million road tender.
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