Sh73m graft case: Obado asks court to compel DPP to reduce charges

Migori Governor Okoth Obado

Migori Governor Okoth Obado at Enashipai Resort in Naivasha during a governors' meeting to discuss contentious issues in the Building Bridges Initiative final, November 9,2020.

Photo credit: Cheboite Kigen | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • In the case, Mr Obado is charged alongside 10 people including his four children and business associate Jared Peter Odoyo. 
  • He wants the DPP forced to reduce the counts from 22 to not more than 12 before proceeding with the criminal trial.

Public Prosecutions (DPP) to reduce the number of charges levelled against him in the Sh73.4 million graft case, which is pending at an Anti-Corruption Court in Nairobi.

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