ACC 6 OF 2018 - ACC 6 OF 2018 Republic Vs Joshua Omokola Okanga

Summary: The accused, an enforcement officer with the Nairobi City Council, arraigned in court for demanding a 3000/= bribe from the complainant so as to release a motorcycle which he had impounded and detained for allegedly making a wrong turn. He was also charged with obstructing EACC investigators from arresting him by inciting his colleagues to rescue him from lawful custody. In the last charge, he was accused of concealing evidence that he had reason to believe would be used as evidence in investigations against him. The complainant visited EACC offices where he was fitted with a recording gadget and given three 1000/= shilling notes. He went to meet with the accused, who demanded the bribe. The treated notes were handed to him and as the accused went to collect the bike, EACC officers arrested him. The accused resisted and fought the officers, and in the ensuig commotion, he managed to escape. When he finally presented himself to police, he denied all the charges.

Fist offence date: 16/Jun/2014
Start date: 30/Nov/-0001
Ruling date: 01/Jan/1970
Defendant plea: Not guilty
Amount involved: KES 3,000.00
Type of case: Soliciting for a benefit
Type of Charge:
Type of Judgement: Conviction
Fine amount: KES 0.00

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Places

Nairobi City County

Employer at time of Offence - City Hall Way