‘Embarrassed’ Kidero set to know his fate today

The fate of Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero in the 213 million shillings corruption case will be known on Tuesday (today).

The court is expected to determine an application filed by the former governor seeking to stop his prosecution.

Kidero claims that the charges against him were not specific and were only meant to embarrass him.

In the case, the former governor argued that the charges against him were not specific and were only meant to embarrass him.

The graft related trial failed to kick off at the Anti-Corruption court in accordance with the orders of the high court suspending the trial.

The proceedings from the magistrate court pending a ruling by the high court on Tuesday on whether the charges against Kidero met the threshold of law in criminal pleadings, procedure and practice.

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In the ruling set to be delivered by Justice John Onyiego the court will further determine a request by Kidero to be tried separately in a case involving other accused persons.

Others standing trial alongside Kidero include his former Chief of Staff George Wainaina, a former City Council councilor Mutunga Mutungi, Ex-Nyakach MP Aduma Owour and former Embakasi Central MP John Ndirangu.

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Elsewhere, the trial of Migori Governor Okoth Obado in which he is charged with the killing of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno is set to start on Tuesday.

Obado is charged alongside his aides; Caspal Otieno and Michael Oyamo, who have remained in remand prison since their arrest after trial Judge Jessie Lessit denied them bond.

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Obado was freed on bond under strict conditions after depositing a cash bail of 5 million in December last year.

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