ACC 18 OF 2017 - R vs Justina Syonzua Malela

Summary: The accused was arraigned in court for soliciting and receiving from the complainant a bribe of Kes. 2500 to facilitate the processing of a birth certificate. The matter was referred to EACC where investigations showed that the accused had received the money via mobile money transfer from the complainant to the accused. Text messages between the accused and the complainant showed that the accused solicited for the funds, and as such, the court found her guilty and accordingly convicted her.

Fist offence date: 08/Sep/2016
Start date: 17/Nov/2017
Ruling date: 01/Jan/1970
Defendant plea: Not guilty
Amount involved: KES 2,500.00
Type of case: Abuse of office
Type of Charge:
Type of Judgement: Conviction
Fine amount: KES 0.00

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