MP Wants Kipchoge Keino Excused From Prosecution Over Graft Since He’s A Legend

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Soy Member of Parliament Caleb Kositany has asked the government to excuse former NOCK chairman Kipchoge Keino from prosecution since he is a legend.

Caleb spoke at the parliament building Monday in company of his colleague from Turkana Central John Lodepe.

He said that he is willing to lead a fundraiser to compensate the government the amount Keino is accused of embezzling.

The former track and field great alongside six others including ex-Cabinet Secretary for sports Hassan Wario are facing charges of misappropriating Ksh55 million that was meant to facilitate Kenya’s participation in the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil.

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They are also being accused of abuse of office.

The duo failed to face the charges Monday and were ordered to appear in court Friday to do so.

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.



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