Kirubi, 13 others acquitted in Uchumi case

From left: Joseph Munene, Emmanuel Oyugi and Chris Kirubi before the High Court on January 13, 2009 where they were charged together with 11 others with conspiring to defraud Uchumi Supermarkets Limited. All 14 suspects were acquitted May 24, 2011 for lack of evidence to prove fraud. FILE

Former Uchumi directors, among them businessman Chris Kirubi, are not to blame for the downfall of the supermarket, a court declared on Tuesday.

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