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Nairobi city askari fined Sh750,000 for demanding Sh3,000 bribe

A Nairobi City County askari has been fined Sh750,000 for soliciting and receiving a bribe. Mr Okanga reportedly demanded a bribe of Sh 3,000.

He was also charged with obstruction and concealing evidence.

Mr Joshua Okanga was fined by the Milimani Anti-Corruption Court.

The convict risks a five-year jail term if he fails to pay the fine.


Last week, a man was fined Sh500,000 for trying to bribe a police officer with Sh2,000 to secure the release of a drug trafficking suspect.

Joseph Charo Dzombo was found guilty of the offense committed on January 10, 2016, at Matsangoni roadblock along the Mombasa-Malindi highway.

He faces eight years in jail if he fails to pay the fine.