Rio scandal: Stephen Soi cries in court while defending himself

Rio 2016 Olympics chief of mission Stephen Soi in the dock. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • His emotional breakdown interrupted the court session forcing the court to allow his wife to walk to the witness box to console him.
  • The retired police officer told Chief magistrate Elizabeth Juma that the graft charges facing him were witch hunt and harassment of a senior citizen.

Team Kenya leader in the 2016 Rio Olympics Stephen Soi Tuesday broke down into tears in court while defending himself in a corruption case.

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