TOP OFFICIAL IN DPP OFFICE CHARGED WITH THEFT.

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Senior Administrative officer William Ashael Osoro of the office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) before a Nairobi Court on Friday August 31,2018.
BY SAM ALFAN.

Top Administrative officer of the  office of the  Director of Public Prosecution  (DPP) has been charged for an offence of stealing Sh 7.5 million.

The accused William Ashael Osoro, was arraigned before Anti  Corruption  court he denied two accounts of abuse of office   and stealing.

Trial MagistrateLawrence Mugambi, ordered the accused released on a cash bail of Sh 600,000 or deposit bond Sh 1.5 million.

The  court fixed the pre-trial conference on 14 September 2018 to further  confrim whether the  prosecution has supplied witnesses statements to the defence.

The prosecution told the court that, on diverse dates between 1 September 2013  and 25 April 2018, the accused being senior administrative officer, he arbitrarily directed the use of fuel card number 11220003953 for purchase of  fuel, lubricants and pit stop service s valued at Sh 7,902,250 which act was prejudicial to  the office of the DPP.

The Milimani Anti-corruption Chief Magistrate Lawrence Mugambi ordered Osoro to deposit his passport in court.

Osoro was also denied access to the DPP offices unless he was authorised by the directorate.

The  prosecution will call about ten witnesses.

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