Forgery case against MP Oscar Sudi adjourned due to closure of court

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The hearing of a case in which Kapseret Member of Parliament Oscar Sudi is charged with forging his Diploma certificate has been adjourned until 9th June when the matter will be mentioned.

Trial magistrate Felix Kombo adjourned the graft case due to the closure of the court because of Covid-19 pandemic. The magistrate said it was impossible to conduct the hearing virtually. 

 The MP is accused of forging his diploma certificate in Business management purporting it to be genuine, issued by the Kenya Institute of Management and KCSE certificate from Highway High school with intent to deceive.

Sudi is facing other counts of giving false information to an officer of the IEBC and lying to the electoral body and the EACC. He allegedly provided false information to IEBC officer Derrick Kaisha, at Haron Court Hotel in Nairobi, in September 2015.

The lawmaker is also charged with  making a false declaration under oath through a self-declaration form to IEBC at Barng’etuny plaza in Eldoret contrary to Section 46(1)(d) as read with Section 46(2) at the Leadership and Integrity Act

He is out on a Sh 300,000 cash bail.