Nairobi (AFP) -On Thursday, a Kenyan court withdrew allegations of corruption against the suspended head of a national football organization and declared the case closed because the state did not provide evidence against him.
Nick Mwendwa was arrested on November 12, the day after Amina Mohamed Sports Minister founded a caretaker committee to run the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) after discovering allegations of financial fraud during his tenure. it was done.
However, Nairobi’s justice of the peace, Wandia Nyamu, dismissed the case after a prosecutor who applied for seven days to enable the investigation tried to close the file against a 42-year-old woman.
“Therefore, I order to solve this problem,” Nyam said, ordering Mwendowa to reimburse his 4 million shillings ($ 35,500) on bail.
However, the prosecution said it would continue to investigate FKF’s finances after accusing the group of not explaining the funds Mohamed received from the government and other sponsors.
The FKF Interim Committee met with Kenya’s premier clubs on Wednesday and announced the resumption of the national league on December 4, after being postponed for two weeks due to the suspension of the federation.
– Soccer Sports
Kenya withdraws allegations of corruption against football supremo
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