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Ben Gethi jailed for 5 years

Ben Gethi jailed for 5 years

By Correspondent

A suspect in the National Youth Service Sh760 million scandal, Ben Gethi (pictured) has been sentenced to five years in jail or pay a fine of Ksh4 million after being found guilty of forging tender documents for lanterns for the 2013 General Election.

Gethi was sentenced by Chief Magistrate Lawrence Mugambi alongside Solarmark Technologies Director Joyce Makena and three former IEBC officials - Gabriel Mutunga, Kennedy Gaunye and Willie Kamanga.

The five had been convicted on different counts including forging tender documents for lanterns that were to be used in the 2013 General Election and conspiracy to defraud.


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