‘Chicken’ scam firm bosses guilty of paying bribe to IIEC officials

A Kenyan casts his referendum vote in Kosachei village, western Kenya on August 4, 2010. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Investigation that found that payments totalling nearly Sh70.5 million were made to public officials in four African countries.
  • A sales agent, were acquitted of one count each of corruptly agreeing to make payments.

British company Smith and Ouzman Ltd and two of its most senior officials, Christopher John Smith and Nicholas Charles Smith, were Monday found guilty of corruptly agreeing to make payments to officials of the Interim Independent Electoral Commission and Kenya National Examinations Council.


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