, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 25 – Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama has been charged over the alleged fraudulent acquisition of property worth Sh60 million.
Arama denied seven corruption-related charges when he appeared before Nairobi Chief Magistrate Douglas Ogoti Monday morning.
The charges include conspiracy to defraud, uttering a false document, obtaining by false pretences and misleading detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
He was charged alongside his co-accused Kennedy Onkoba, who also denied the charges.
The Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji had stated that the legislator would face abuse of office charges, conspiracy to defraud, making a document without authority and uttering a document with intent to deceive.
Other charges which the DPP has approved include knowingly misleading an investigator and obtaining registration of land by false pretence.