The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is on the spot after it cleared Sirisia MP John Waluke who was convicted for corruption cases. Waluke who was released on on bail after appealing his sentence now joins other aspirants cleared by the IEBC despite having issues with the law.
The MP was convicted two years ago over a KSh 297 million maize scandal. In a ruling issued by Anti-Corruption court judge Elizabeth Juma, the MP and his co accused have been given the option of paying Kshs. 1 billion to avoid going to jail for defrauding the NCPB Ksh.313 million.
Charged alongside the MP was Ms Grace Sarapay Wakhungu, who was ordered to pay a fine of Kshs. 1 billion or face a 69-year jail term and Erad Supplies & General Contracts Limited (Erad).
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