ACC 5 OF 2014 - R vs Aaron Kili Ngea

Summary: The accused was arraigned in court for allegedly soliciiting for a bribe as an inducement to release a consignment that had all its attendant charges paid for. The complainant reportedthe solicitation to EACC officials who facilitated recordings and trap money for a sting operation to nab the accused. However, the EACC officers stormed the office before the complainant handed over the money to the accused person. In reviewing the evidence before it the court noted that the recordings played in court were inaudible, and that based on the transcripts, the accused was not shown ans soliciting for a bribe, and that no dishonest intent was established against the accused person. The accused was accordingly acquitted under S 215 of the Criminal Procedure Code.

Fist offence date: 26/Apr/2014
Start date: 05/Apr/2014
Ruling date: 01/Jan/1970
Defendant plea: Not guilty
Amount involved: KES 300,000.00
Type of case: Soliciting for a benefit
Type of Charge:
Type of Judgement: Acquittal
Fine amount: KES 0.00

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Places

Kenya Revenue Authority

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