Former nominated Senator Joy Gwendo jailed for two years over Sh1.7m fraud

Former Senator Joy Gwendo has been sentenced to two years in jail without an option of fine or bail.

Anti-Corruption Court chief magistrate Douglas Ogoti handed her the sentence for failing to honor a plea bargain agreement she entered with the state to pay a Kisumu Sacco Sh1.7 million.

Gwendo had pleaded guilty to three counts of fraud following the plea bargain deal with the Director of Public Prosecution. The politician pleaded guilty to a count of abuse of office and two others of issuing bad cheques.

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