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Waluke’s wife turns to Kenyans to raise Ksh 727M fine

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The wife to Sirisia MP John Waluke has turned to Kenyans to help her raise Ksh 727 million fine imposed by the court on her husband.

Issuing a statement on Sunday, Roselyn Waluke called on the public to send their contributions to her Mpesa as the family comes up with an M-Pesa paybill number.

She continued by saying that her family is going through challenging times and that they require their prayers now more than ever.

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The Sirisia MP was on Thursday June 25th sentenced to 10-years in prison or pay a fine of Ksh 727 million.

His co-accused Grace Wakhunga was also slapped with the same sentence and a fine of Ksh 707 million by the Anti-Corruption court.

The two are accused of fraudulently obtaining Ksh 313 million from NCPB through a fake tender issued by the cereal board.

Through Erad Supplies and Contractors Ltd a company the two co-direct were paid a huge sum of money to supply relief food to northern Kenyan, something they failed to do.

They tender was then called off taking NCPB to court claimimg to have suffered losses in storing the goods with Chelsea Freight, a South African firm.

When the firm was contacted by EACC they denied the allegation and even proved the documents produced were fake.

The sentencing was the first break through for both EACC and DPP in the fight against corruption in the country.

Berryl Achieng
Kenyan news interests me a lot but I also keep tabs on other news making headlines in Africa and around the world.


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