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Looming Trouble For MP John Waluke Ordered to Pay Sh1 Billion Fine or Serve 57 Years in Jail

John Waluke, a representative for Sirisia, lost his appeal before the High Court about his case involving corruption and the theft of public funds.

57 years in prison or a fine of more than one billion shillings were the options offered to the elected member of parliament when he was found guilty in 2020.

The MP then requested a petition from the court through his attorneys, who provided a 30-point memorandum describing what they believed to be flaws and a lack of independence in the guilty verdict.

However, because the court found that there was solid evidence that the MP had illegal interactions with NCPB and Erad businesses, the MP's appeal has now been rejected.

The high court ruled that on Thursday, October 6, 2022, Waluke must either pay the $1 billion punishment or serve 57 years in prison.

Waluke, a close confidant of the president, must now attempt to pay the Sh1 billion fine or serve the required time. The politician also has the option of appealing to the Supreme Court.

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