Court clears Nyeri ex-PSB members of corruption charges

What you need to know:

  • Senior Principal Magistrate Phillip Mutua found that the evidence the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission presented only raised suspicion.
  • On the charge of conspiracy to abuse office, the magistrate said there was no evidence that the accused had any agreement to hire unqualified people since when the recruitment started, only the chairperson was a member of the board

Former members of Nyeri County's Public Service Board were on Thursday acquitted of corruption-related charges following allegations of abuse of office and irregular hires.

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