Evidence in Alfred Keter’s Graft Case Goes Missing

Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter in a previous court proceeding

Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter in a previous court proceeding

Nandi Hills Member of Parliament Alfred Keter graft case of the Ksh. 633 million treasury bills took a fresh twist after prosecution documents displaying evidence were reported missing.

The missing evidence was revealed during the proceedings of the case at Milimani Law Courts on  Monday, December 17, 2018.

According to senior Director Of Public Prosecutions Daniel Karuri,, 42 treasury bills had been misplaced while moving offices.

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“The documents have just been misplaced but not lost, I am confident to say that we will locate them,” said Daniel Karuri as he assured Milimani Chief Magistrate Francis Andanyi. he also requested the court to adjourn the matter to another date as they get time to trace the lost documents.

The defence team representing Keter in Court argued that the prosecution team were wasting time and insisted that they should find the missing documents in an hours time.

Nandi hills Mp Alfred Keter and the two other accused in the treasury bills case

Nandi hills Mp Alfred Keter and the two other accused in the treasury bills case

The team also insisted that their client Alfred Keter was a legislator and had to be cleared as fast as possible to give him time concentrate on his mandate.

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Keter who was charged alongside  Arthur Sakwa and Madat Chatur is accused of forging treasury bills, with intent to defraud the Central Bank of Kenya Kshs633 million.

In the proceedings, Milimani Chief Magistrate Francis Andanyi ruled in prosections favour setting the next hearing date for January 31, 2018.

The accused who denied the charges were released on a  Kshs2 million each.

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