Kenya: Kilifi DG Gideon Saburi Out on Bail

(file photo).

Kilifi Deputy Governor Gideon Saburi has been released on Sh200,000 cash bail or an alternative of Sh500,000 bond with a surety of a similar amount.

A Mombasa court on Thursday morning also ordered him to deposit his passport.

Principal Magistrate Elvis Michieka warned the accused not to contact any witnesses upon his release.

Mr Saburi has been charged with wilfully exposing himself in public while suffering from an infectious disease without taking proper precautions, contrary to the Public Health Act.

He allegedly between March 6 and March 22, within Kilifi while suffering from Covid-19, wilfully and unlawfully without taking any precautions exposed himself to members of the public.

More follows..

More From: Nation

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 900 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.