17 July 2018

Kenya: Power Blackout Halts Bail Hearing for Kenya Power Managers

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Former Kenya Power and Lighting managing director Samuel Gichuru (left) and former Finance minister Chris Okemo follow proceedings of their extradition case at the High Court on July 11, 2011.

Proceedings at the Milimani Court were temporarily halted on Tuesday morning after a power outage at the premise.

The blackout forced an adjournment of bail hearing for 17 senior Kenya Power managers who are charged with various counts of corruption.

The power supply was eventually restored.

The accused persons were on Monday charged with a total of seven counts including conspiracy to commit an economic crime, abuse of office, failure to comply with procurement laws and conspiracy to defeat justice.

Power Blackout hits Milimani Law Courts during Bail application hearing for Kenya Power bosses. 🤔😂 pic.twitter.com/cni4moeY8p

- Augustine Sang 🇰🇪 (@Sang_254) July 17, 2018

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