State closes graft case against FKF boss

A sigh of relief for the Football Kenya Federation President Nick Mwendwa after the prosecution closed the graft case levelled against him.

The prosecution asked the court on Thursday to close the case now.

The prosecution noted they will proceed with investigations at their own pace before they prefer charges against him.

The Prosecution had been given seven days to file charges against the embattled FKF boss in which they failed.

Mwendwa was arrested two weeks ago and charged with misappropriation of funds allocated to FKF.

The court dismissed the prosecution’s request to have him detained for 14 days. Instead, he was released on $4oooo cash bail.

Following the case closure, the court ordered the cash bail to be refunded with immediate effect.

Sports Cabinet Secretary Amb. Amina Mohamed had disbanded the federation and formed a caretaker committee to be in charge of football matters for the next six months.

The move was opposed by Fifa, who ordered Ambassador Amina to reinstate Mwendwa.

The football world governing warned of dire consequences, including suspension from international events.

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