Sirisia member of parliament John Waluke is far from reprieve in appealing his sentencing in corruption mega case facing him. The Jubilee legislator is fighting an appeal of 67 years prison sentence over allegations of corruption.
Sirisia who was accused of embezzling Ksh. 564 million from the National Cereals and Produce Board, a case in which he was found guilty and sentenced to 67 years imprisonment or a Ksh One billion fine. As his right provided in the pennal code and the constitution, Hon Waluke has since appealed his sentencing which if left running, could cost him his parliamentary seat and see him serve a near life sentence, considering his advanced age.
However, things have turned from bad to worse for the troubled member of parliament following new developments in his move to avert the sentencing. The Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission as since found new evidence in the case and has asked the court of appeal to allow it as part of the case.
According to reports by The Standard, the Court of Appeal has allowed the EACC to admit the fresh evidence, thus complicating things farther for the troubled MP.
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