Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama denies fraud charges to be remaned untill Tuesday awaiting bail ruling

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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,25TH JUNE 2018-Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama has denied  fraud related charges against him when he appeared in a Nairobi court on Monday.

The legislature is accused  of  fraudulently  acquiring  property worth Sh60 million.

Arama denied seven corruption-related charges when he appeared before Nairobi Chief Magistrate Douglas Ogoti Monday morning.

The charges include conspiracy to defraud, uttering a false document, obtaining by false pretences and misleading detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

He was charged alongside his co-accused Kennedy Onkoba, who also denied the charges.

The Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji had stated that the legislator would face abuse of office charges, conspiracy to defraud, making a document without authority and uttering a document with intent to deceive.

He will be detained at the Kileleshwa police station in Nairobi until Tuesday when his application to be released on bail will be determined.

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