A former Member of Parliament is set to serve a one year imprisonment.
John Chege, the former Kasarani lawmaker will serve the jail term should he default a Ksh. 1.3 million fine he has been slapped by the Court.
The ex-lawmaker was on Friday May 29 fined for soliciting and receiving a bribe of Sh 100,000.
In mitigation, Chege told the court that he is remorseful and urged the Court to be lenient as he has suffered greatly.
Anti-corruption court magistrate Lawrence Mugambi said the evidence on record proved that the offence was committed.
Chege was in 2013 arraigned and charged with soliciting a bribe.
According to the charge sheet, the former legislator, while at the Continental House parking yard in Nairobi, solicited Sh100,000 from Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi as an inducement to facilitate payment of Sh3.3 million for a completed Baba Dogo Secondary School tuition block.Do you have any story you would like to share? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will publish it. You can also contact us at email@example.com