Commission on Administrative Justice v John Ndirangu Kariuki & Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission  eKLR
- Category: Publications.
- February 03 rd.
- Written by Transparency International Kenya .
Commission on Administrative Justice v John Ndirangu Kariuki & Independent Electoral and
Boundaries Commission  eKLR
On 14 January 2004, Mr. John Ndirangu Kariuki, the 1st Respondent was convicted for abuse of office
in Nairobi Chief Magistrate’s Anti-Corruption Case No 25 of 2002 ( Republic v John Ndirangu
Kariuki & Another). After the trial, the 1st Respondent was duly sentenced to pay a fine of Ksh100,
000 on each count or in default to serve a jail term of one year for each count. The 1st Respondent
settled for the option of a fine and paid the fine of Kenya Shillings 100,000/= on each count. The
Petitioner, the Commission on Administrative Justice protested at the 1st Respondent’s nomination by
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, the 2nd Respondent. The 2nd Respondent however
still cleared the 1st Respondent to contest in the general elections of the year 2013. The 1st Respondent
won the Embakasi Central Constituency seat and was declared the duly elected Member of Parliament.
An election petition was filed by the Kituo Cha Sheria, a non-governmental organization. The election
petition which challenged the 1st Respondent’s election was however dismissed for want of standing
and or capacity by the petitioner. It was not dismissed on merits.
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