The court has ordered petitioner Aloise Kinyanjui to pay Ksh. 4 million to IEBC and another Ksh. 4 million to Juja MP George Koimburi.
The brother of Trade and Industrialization Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria had challenged Koimburi's win over electoral malpractices.
In a statement, Koimburi said he was expecting the petition to be dismissed since the allegations were nothing but 'hot air'.
The fine came after he withdrew the petition challenging Koimburi's election.
Kinyanjui applied to withdraw the petition on December 7, but a Kiambu County resident Jairus Gichigo applied to be substituted in the case.
This was dismissed with no cost because the substitute did not meet the threshold. The cost was to be shouldered by the respondents. All costs will be subject to taxation.
“Ksh. 500,000 deposited as security will be shared equally among the respondents as part of the payable costs among other monetary charges,” read the r uling.
In August, UDAs George Koimburi managed to retain his seat with 39,413 against Kinyanju's 30,799 votes.
The embattled aspirant vied on a Chama Cha Kazi party.
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