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Two former NSSF employees found guilty of receiving bribe

Two former National Social Security Fund (NSSF) employees have on Tuesday been found guilty of receiving bribe to cover arrears of a certain company.

The two namely Kenneth Kipkemboi and Jossy Mwikali appeared before Milimani Anti-Corruption Court Magistrate Lawrance Mugambi who found them guilty of receiving Ksh 50,000 as bribe to cover up Ksh 3 million in arrears from one company.

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The case which has taken 17 years saw the two suspects being charged in July 26th 2002 by then Anti-Corruption Police Unit (ATPU) for soliciting Ksh 200,000 from one Moses Keige in July 2nd 2002 at a city hotel.

In the same year, the two are also accused of received another sum of Ksh 50,000 at the same hotel.

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In their initial hearing at the Nairobi Anti-Corruption Court, they are said to have challenged the decision application review the High Court.

All criminal charges leveled against then were dropped by then Deputy Public Prosecutor but fresh charges were filed in 2004.

In 2013, the High Court heard their case and ordered it’s hearing to be done at the Chief Magistrate Court.

The Tuesday ruling ordered the two to pay a fine of Ksh 2.6 million or risk serving three years in jail.

Slavian Mwangecho
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