Sonko pleads not guilty to corruption charges

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Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and his co-accused have pleaded not guilty to multiple charges of corruption at Milimani Law Courts, Nairobi.

Sonko was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Douglas Ogoti on Monday morning.

 Ogoti is set to hear Sonko’s bail application at 2.30pm. The prosecution has opposed his bail application.

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The governor alongside the directors of Web Tribe Ltd has been accused of corruption and conspiracy to defraud the county government of Sh24 million.

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Sonko

According to the charge sheet, there are other fifteen charges of conflict of interest involving the Governor and Web Tribe Ltd, ROG Security Ltd among other companies and their directors.

Under the charge of conflict of interest, Sonko has been accused of acquiring Sh1 million from Fredrick Odhiambo of Yiro Enterprises on multiple occasions, despite knowing that such funds were proceeds of crime.

The city hall boss also faces charges of money laundering and receiving proceeds of crime from Hardi Enterprises Ltd and Toddi Civil Engineering Ltd associated with Antony Mwaura Ng’ang’a and Rose Njeri Ng’ang’a.?

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