Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and 12 others have been charged in a Nairobi court for allegedly conspiring to defraud the Nairobi City County of Ksh.58 million.
According to the charge sheet, Kidero and his co-accused are alleged to have committed the offence between January 6, 2014 and January 16, 2014.
They are facing several charges raging from conspiracy to commit an offence of corruption, abuse of office, unlawful acquisition of public property, and money laundering.
The charge sheet indicates that the said amount of Ksh.58 million was unlawfully processed as payment to a law firm.
They all pleaded not guilty.
The court maintained the cash bail that they had been granted.
Kidero co-accused are George Wanaina, former Nairobi Mayor John Kariuki, former Councillor Paul Mutunga Mutungi, Philomena Nzuki, Ng’ang’a Mungai, Ekaya Alumasi, James Mbugua, Elizabeth Wanjiru, Alice Njeri, John Wanaina and the Cups limited appeared