ACC 20 OF 2015 - R vs Nicholas Karume & 7 Others

Summary: The accused persons were arraigned in court in relation to the award of a tender in respect of Rig Move Services at a price of 42,746,000 per rig, which was in excess of the prevailing market price of 25,000,000. Prosecution applied for a withdrawal under Criminal Procedure Code S 87(a) in the course of trial based on a letter from the DPP issuing instructions to withdraw on merit of a Court of Appeal judgment to the effect that the EACC was at the time of investigating this matter not properly constituted, and that there was a pending appeal on the same. Accused discharged under said section.

Fist offence date: 29/Aug/2012
Start date: 01/Jan/2015
Ruling date: 01/Jan/1970
Defendant plea: Not guilty
Amount involved: KES 42,746,000.00
Type of case: Wilful failure to comply with the law relating to the management of funds and incurring of expenditures
Type of Charge:
Type of Judgement: Discharge
Fine amount: KES 0.00

Resolution comments:


Geothermal Development Company

Employer at time of Offence -