Meet Senior Govt Official Who Has Been Charged For Abuse Of Office

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After comprehensive investigations conducted by the DCI in a case where Pius Chirchir, the Deputy Director of Programmes, Public Policy and President’s Priority Initiatives is implicated, the said state officer has been charged for Abuse of office and Attempting to commit a felony at the Makadara Law Courts. Download IYEF Social app on Google playstore and start posting beautiful photos.

In the classic case of outright violation of code of conduct for state officers, the suspect (Pius Chirchir) demanded a 2% stake (shareholding) from Kentegra Pyrethrum Company Limited to assist the company in bypassing the hurdles brought about by the Pyrethrum Act of 2013 which required farmers to use the electronic Tax Invoice Management System (eTIMS), and also help the company in its case concerning the illegal sale of two (2) tons of Kentegra dried pyrethrum flowers to Pyrethrum Processing Company of Kenya.

The suspect was arraigned on April 16, 2024 charged with the two offences, and was released on a bond of Sh200,000 with one surety of the same amount with an option of Sh100,000 cash bail.

The matter will be mentioned on June 13, 2024 ahead of its hearing set for September 17, 2024 before Court No. 7 of Makadara Law Courts.

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