Court adjourns 7.4Bn case against DP Gachagua.
Reprieve to the deputy president, Rigathi Gachagua, as court adjourns 7.4Bn case against him.
Magistrate Victor Wakulime, granted a plea filed before the court by the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji, who asked for more time to review the case.
DPP Hajji prosecution requested for three more weeks to do a review of new documents submitted by Deputy president Gachagua.
Also, the prosecution intel noted that the hearing could not proceed as the DP and his co-accused were not present in court.
DP Gachagua’s lawyer reported that there was a miscommunication on whether the proceedings were online or physical.
Justice Wakulime ruled that the hearing of the case will resume on Monday, November 21.
Earlier, DP Rigathi also skipped a court hearing on May 17, to attend the burial of his brother James Reriani who passed on.
DP Gachagua is being accused of irregularly obtaining Ksh7.4 billion through illegal dealings with the national government.
The ODPP charged him with six counts of graft including; fraudulent acquisition of public property, acquisition of proceeds of crime, conspiracy to commit an offence of corruption, conflict of interest, and money laundering.
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