Former Kasarani MP John Njoroge Chege was on Friday found guilty and fined Ksh.1.3M for receiving Ksh.100K bribe in 2013.
The court heard that the ex-MP on July 13, 2013, received the bribe from Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi
The bribe was allegedly an inducement to facilitate payment of Ksh.3.3 million for a completed tuition block at Baba Dogo Secondary School.
Chege said that he is remorseful and pleaded for the matter to be considered sympathetically. The politician said that as a result of the case, he has suffered greatly.
He further added that he is a family man with three children in school and that his wife is a housewife hence pleaded for a second chance.
“The accused is a politician by choice who is involved in politics for the last 30 years and served as a deputy mayor of this city, he has contributed to the affairs of the city,” the court heard.
He was convicted on two counts and fined Ksh.650,000 each.
He was sentenced to a Ksh.1.3 million fine or serve a jail sentence of one year.