Former NLC chairman Mohamed Swazuri to defend his bail application

Former National Land Commission Chairman Muhammad Swazuri is today before Milimani Law Court to defend his release on a 12 million cash bail and an alternative surety bond of sh30 million on corruption charges.

Trial Magistrate Lawrence Mugambi released the other accused persons on different cash bails depending on the number of counts they are facing. The court ordered former NLC commissioner Emma Muthoni, Chief Executive Officer Tom Aziz Chavangi, Director of Valuation and Taxation Salome Ludenyi Munibi, finance director francis karimi mugo to place cash bails of sh3 million each or a surety bond of sh5 million.

The court said that the prosecution had not provided sufficient reasons to warrant denial of bail.