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November 16, 2018

23 NYS scandal suspects acquitted for lack of evidence

A file photo of some of the suspects in the National Youth Service fraud case at Milimani Law Courts.
A file photo of some of the suspects in the National Youth Service fraud case at Milimani Law Courts.

Twenty three people charged with economic crimes in the Sh47 million NYS scandal have been acquitted.

Chief Magistrate Kenneth Bidali said on Friday that the prosecution failed to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt.

Making the ruling at Milimani Law Courts, Bidali added that the prosecution did not give enough evidence to show the suspects committed fraud.

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