FINED 75K

Moses Kuria, 10 others plead guilty to flouting Covid-19 rules

Gatundu South MP, 10 others fined Sh75,000 each or 8 months imprisonment.

In Summary

• They were arrested in Karuri at Havilla Cornerstone Gardens at 9 pm on Monday with 19 others.

• They faced five charges which included consumption of alcohol, failing to maintain a physical distance, not wearing face masks, prohibition of gathering and contravening provisions of curfew.

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria and 10 others have pleaded guilty to charges relating to flouting Covid-19 restrictions in a Kiambu Law Court.

They were each fined Sh75,000 each or eight months imprisonment in a forfeit.

The 11 accused appeared on Tuesday before Chief Magistrate Stella Atambo.

The 11 accused appeared on Tuesday before Chief Magistrate Stella Atambo.
The 11 accused appeared on Tuesday before Chief Magistrate Stella Atambo.
Image: STANLEY NJENGA

They were arrested in Karuri at Havilla Cornerstone Gardens at 9 pm on Monday with 19 others.

The police received after a tip-off that there was a gathering of a political nature which was in contravention of the Covid-19 rules.

They faced five charges which included consumption of alcohol, failing to maintain a physical distance, not wearing face masks, prohibition of gathering and contravening provisions of curfew.