Ben Ekumbo now offers to repay Olympic cash

National Olympics Committee of Kenya first vice-chairman Ben Ekumbo, who has been locked up till December 6, 2016. PHOTO | PAUL WAWERU |

What you need to know:

  • National Olympics Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) first vice chairman Bernard Ekumbo was on Friday charged with two counts of conspiracy to steal $10,500 about Sh1,050,000) jointly with others and theft of assorted 2016 Rio Olympic Games kit for Team Kenya.
  • But appearing before senior principal magistrate Joyce Gandani, the Olympic boss denied the charges and offered to return the Sh1.05m he says he found deposited in his account without his knowledge.

National Olympics Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) first vice chairman Bernard Ekumbo was on Friday charged with two counts of conspiracy to steal $10,500 about Sh1,050,000) jointly with others and theft of assorted 2016 Rio Olympic Games kit for Team Kenya.

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