Court grands governor Sonko bail

Court grands governor Sonko bail

BY UPESI REPORTER ,NAIROBI,11TH DEC 2019-A Nairobi  court has granted   Governor Mike Sonko  Sh30 million bond, and a surety of a similar amount or a cash bail of Sh15 million.The ruling now means that Sonko will be free as soon as he pays the said bail.

In a decision delivered by Anti-Corruption Court Magistrate Douglas Ogoti at the Milimani law courts Wednesday, he has also been barred from accessing county offices unless accompanied by an investigating officer or any other authorised person.

When accompanied to his office, he will only allowed to pick his belongings.

The county boss, along with his co-accused, have also been ordered to deposit their passports and any other travel documents in court.

Mr Sonko was also asked to ensure that his supporters maintain peace.

The court, while laying out their bail terms, has also barred the accused from approaching any witnesses.

Seven of his co-accused have been freed on a bond of Sh3 million, surety of a similar amount or a cash bail of the same.

Five other accused persons have been granted a bond of Sh30 million or a cash bail of Sh10 million.

 

The governor  has  further been barred from  commenting on social media about the case.This also applies to his co-accused .

 

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