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JUST IN: Relief For Former Governor Sonko in 20 Million Shillings Graft Case, Charges Were Defective

The Former Governor of Nairobi County, Mike Sonko had been accused of embezzling of over 20 million Kenya shillings when he was the head of Nairobi County.

Together with other county officers at the time, were taken to court by the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission and he was found not guilty a few weeks back.

However, the EACC vowed to appeal the case at the Appellate Court and this morning, he might have gotten a reprieve as per the reports that we have with us.

This morning, according to the available reliable reports that we have with us from Lincoln Njogu, the Anti Corruption Court has acquitted Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko.

Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has this morning been acquitted in the 20 million shillings graft case.

The reports intimate that the anti-corruption court has ruled that the charges that were levelled against him were defective.

This means that the Former Governor is free of the 20 million shillings graft case that he was charged with.

Let us know your thoughts and opinions on this latest development in the comments section below this article.

Picture courtesy. Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko in Nairobi at a past event.

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