According to the report, former Sports Cabinet Secretary, Hassan Wario, has been sentenced to a six year jail term. This comes after he was found guilty of abuse of his office. The Magistrate Elizabeth Juma, on Thursday, 16th September, said that Wario and his co-accused used their positions opposite to the requirements of the law.
Former Sport Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario was Thursday sentenced to six years jail should he fail to pay ksh 3.6 million fine. Moments after court's ruling, Wario was freed after he paid the said amount. In a video which has continued to attract mixed reactions, he is seen being escorted by a group of people beloved to be his close friends and relatives to his black land cruiser after he was released.
National taekwondo team coach Linus Murangu was Sunday left out of team that left the country for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan Before the departure, Murangu accused the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) and some officials of the KTF of denying him the chance to travel with the team for the Olympics, despite the Sports Disputes Tribunal (SDT) ordering otherwise.
Ex Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario and former National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) official Stephen Soi were Wednesday found guilty of corruption alongside abuse office linked with the Rio 2016 Olympics scandal. Their accomplices, ex Principal Secretary Richard Ekai, Haron Komen, Francis Paul and Patrick Kimathi Nkabu, were freed by trial magistrate Elizabeth Juma.