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Internet Erupts as Kenyans React to Waluke, Wakhungu Sentencing

Ongare 06/25/2020

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Kenyans have taken to social media to react to news of the fine or jail-term slapped on Siria MP and Grace Wakhungu for defrauding National Cereals and Produce Board.

Judge Elizabeth Juma on Thursday evening ruled that the two co-accused should pay 594 million each or face seven years in prison after being found guilty of defrauding the NCPB. The figures are a double of the figures that they are accused of pocketing from NCPB.

Kenyans have taken to social media to air their views on the same. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

@DonaldBKipkorir This Anti-Corruption Court has set a precedent for our Courts ... John Waluke & Grace Wakhungu have each been fined Kshs. 594,000,000/= ... Even the Hustler Nation aka TangaTanga aka Jubilee Asili aka TSP will abandon their Member to rot in jail ... #WalukeSentencing

@gabrieloguda Breaking News: Court tells John Waluke to look for 594 million, or meet the prison tailor for his measurements to be taken.

@lloydOnyango John Waluke has WON the case. He is going to pay 594M and be free. He will sell land and other properties to raise the amount. The balance will be paid by William Ruto and TangaTanga MPs!

@benson_muthomi And why are Mps and senators not commenting about John waluke fine and sentencing.. Ama wameshtuka..

@NtomuganiaA Sirisia MP John Waluke and former CS Judy Wakhungu's mother fined Sh594 million fine or 7 years in prison.... Tangatanga loss No 1.... No teneThumbs up... The corrupt wameingia baridi! Who will be next..

@_ericndemange John Waluke should be told to pay Kenya Chinese debt. 594 million through installment

@dukeofMusoli27 If a woman was jailed for 30yrs in possession of bhang worth ksh.2000/=,then the Mp John Waluke should wait for his sentence and its implementation.

@StreetNewsChan1 BREAKING: Sirisia MP John Waluke and co-accused each fined Sh594 million or serve 7 years imprisonment if they default in the Sh294 million NCPB case. This ruling is subject to appeal within 14 days

Source: opera.com
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+254-71147**** · 06/25/2020
A country of double standards setting a dangerous precedent. All the Goldberg , Anglo leasing, NYS1 &2 suspects are walking freely and have high paying jobs.
Patrickokarani · 06/26/2020
congratulations anti corruption judge, it's time celebrating, no matter how long case will take since 2004 but justices has been served, waititu met his fate due to corruption, waluke now has to pay for his sins, we are awaiting echesa case and Isha jumuwa case on murder during by election Mungu alali kweli.
GUEST_e73ZOylVq · 06/26/2020
That's the way to go,thumbs up dpp & the judge. they should consider themselves lucky they're in Africa..in other continents,that would have been straight to d gullos..
KinnsK · 06/26/2020
So excited. The courts can help set Kenya free from all her debt if they followed the law without corruption or Favourism. Kudos the judge and the Kenyan courts

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