Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has on Tuesday been released on a cash bail of sh eight million after spending four nights in police custody since his arrest over the payment of Sh68 million to the firm of Wachira Mburu, Mwangi and Company Advocates.
In the ruling on Tuesday, Dr. Kidero and eight others were granted release on Sh8 million cash bail or Sh20 million bond each.
Four other accused persons were released on Sh4 million cash bail or Sh10 million bond each by Anti-Corruption Court Chief Magistrate Douglas Ogoti.
Mr. Ogoti ordered Dr. Kidero and his co-accused to deposit their passports in court and notify the director of immigration before traveling.
They were also instructed not to interfere with witnesses in the case.
Kidero is facing five charges among them money laundering, abuse of office conspiracy o commit an offense and unlawful acquisition of public property.
The former Nairobi County boss was arrested alongside, among others, Mr. George Wainaina who served as his chief of staff.
Dr Kidero was being held at the Kilimani Police Station following his arrest last Friday.