allafrica.com on November 24, 2011 reported that a civil servant from the Ministry of Public Health who was interdicted after been found guilty of corrupt practices wants the court to clear him. Levi Chisaina, a former public health officer in Ngong town, wants the high court to overturn his conviction and sentence. Chisaina was fined Sh50,000 by senior principal magistrate John Kingori for soliciting for a bribe of the same amount from Albert Kazungu, an administration officer at the Olkejuado County Council, as inducement to open a market which had been closed down. Chisaina is said to have refused to open the market even after the council complied with the conditions laid down for reopening. The former public servant said he needs the court to clear him in order to reclaim his job at the ministry. Judge William Ouko will issue judgement on February 3, 2012.
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