A breakdown of the charges facing Sonko and his co-accused

So what are the charges facing Governor Sonko and his associates?

Here’s a breakdown of the charges, which encompass conspiracy to commit an offense of corruption as well as engaging in a conflict of interest.

In the first count, Sonko, alongside Fredrick Odhiambo alias Fred Oyugi t/a Yiro enterprises, web tribe limited, Danson Muchemi Njunji, Robert Muriithi Muna, Zablon Onyango Ochomo, ROG security limited and Antony Otieno Ombok alias Jamal are accused of conspiring to embezzle 24.1 million shillings between July 1, 2018, and January 31, 2019.

In the second count, the governor is accused of conflict of interest. Sonko is accused of knowingly receiving sh1 million from web tribe limited, the parent company of Jambopay, through ROG security limited. The money is said to have been received on or about January 19 through Equity Bank limited, Nyali branch.

In count 3, the governor is accused of knowingly receiving another Ksh1 million from web tribe through ROG, through Equity Bank, Kenyatta avenue branch.

Undercount 4, Sonko is accused of knowingly receiving Ksh1 million from Web Tribe through ROG on January 19, through Equity Bank’s Gigiri branch.

In count 5, the county boss is accused of knowingly receiving Ksh1 million from Fredrick Odhiambo alias Fred Oyugi Of Yiro enterprises through ROG on December 27, 2018. The cash was received through equity bank’s four ways branch. According to the charge sheet, the county hired unspecified “heavy equipment” from Yiro.

In count 6, governor Sonko is accused of receiving Ksh1 million from Yiro through ROG on December 27, 2018. The cash was deposited into his account at Equity’s Nyali branch.

In count 7, Sonko is accused of knowingly receiving Ksh1 million from Mr. Odhiambo through ROG on December 28, 2018. The prosecution says the cash was received through Equity bank’s Kwale branch.

In count 8, Sonko is accused of receiving sh1 million from Yiro through Equity’s Nyali branch on December 28, 2018. The alleged irregular payments were a facility by ROG.

Undercount 9, the governor allegedly received Ksh1 million from Mr. Odhiambo through ROG on December 27, 2018. The money was deposited into his account at Equity’s Kenyatta avenue branch.

In count 10, Sonko is accused of unlawfully receiving Ksh 400,000 from Mr. Odhiambo on December 28, 2018, through Equity’s Kenyatta avenue branch. The payments were facilitated by ROG.

In count 11, the governor is accused of pocketing Ksh1 million from Mr. Odhiambo and Yiro through ROG on December 28, 2018. The illegal payments were done through equity’s Kenyatta avenue branch.

Count 12: Sonko is accused of receiving Ksh8.4 million in proceeds of crime, contrary to section 4 of proceeds of crime and anti-money laundering act. He is accused of receiving the cash from Mr. Odhiambo between December 27 and 28, 2018 at Equity bank.

And in count 13, the governor is accused of receiving Ksh 3 million in proceeds of crime – from web tribe – on or about January 19 at Equity Bank.

FOLLOW US ON:
All eyes on Christin
French strike chaos
Rate This Article: