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Sh7k alcoblow bribe earns city man three years in jail – VIDEO

By Hilary Kimuyu

A man who refused to take alcoblow test and bribed a police officer Sh7,000 will spend the next three years behind bars.

Morris Shaban, 40, was charged with bribing an anti-corruption official to avoid a drink-driving charge.

According to prosecution, the driver was stopped along Prof Wangari Mathai Road, formerly Forest Road, around 1am in 2016.

After being stopped, Mr Shaban asked for the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) official mobile number and sent Sh7,000.

He was then arrested and locked up at Parklands police station before being charged with two counts of offering and bribing an NTSA official.

Anti-corruption court magistrate Douglas Ogoti fined him Sh300,000 for each count or three years in jail.