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Judiciary responds to claims Supreme Court judge received Ksh 246M bribery in Raila petition

Judiciary dismisses claims that Supreme Court judge Isaac Lenaola received Ksh 246M bribe from Kenya Kwanza in Raila presidential petition.

The Judiciary had flagged reports circulating on social media of Supreme Court judge Isaac Lenaola receiving a Ksh 246 million bribe in Raila Odinga petition in 2022 as fake.

In a notice dated Saturday, the Judiciary urged Kenyans to ignore the posts.

The Judiciary urged Kenyans to disregard the fake posts and desist from sharing it.

According to the post, Justice Isaac Lenaola is purpoted to have the bribe in dollars (USD 1.7 million) at a hotel in Karen by Deputy Speaker Gladys Shollei. 

It was also alleged that the incident was captured on CCTV with the story running as an investigative news story.

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“A CCTV footage we exclusively obtained from the Karen Blixen Hotel’s car park captures the supreme court judge collecting the money in cash from the Uasin Gishu Women Rep,” claimed the fake newspaper post.

The bogus reports suggested that the bribe was in relation to the Supreme Court ruling regarding the 2022 presidential petition.

The seven judges of the Supreme Court unanimously affirmed President William Ruto’s victory in the 2022 elections in the petition filed by Azimio leader Raila Odinga.

Notably, Shollei was one of the 54 lawyers in Ruto’s defense team.

The Uasin Gishu Woman Representative was also an agent for Ruto in the presidential elections and oversaw verification of results at Bomas.

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