• 17/08/2022

Kenya Army Corporal Court-martialed Over Recruitment Malpractices

ByDala News

Jun 3, 2022

(Cpl) Gilbert Kipya Biwott of Kenya Military Academy was earlier this week, arraigned before a Court Martial at Moi Air Base (MAB) to answer various charges of recruitment malpractices where he was accused of fraud and obtaining money by pretense during the 2021 Kenya Defence Forces nationwide recruitment exercise.

Cpl Biwott, appearing before Principal Magistrate Hon. Gilbert Shikwe of Nairobi Milimani Law Courts was charged with conduct to prejudice of good order and service discipline contrary to section 121 of the Kenya Defence Forces, Act 2012.

In that, the accused, on diverse dates in January 2021 within Eldoret town in the pretext that he was in a position to recruit Mr. Elphas Kipkorir Chebii into the Kenya Defence Forces, solicited and received Kenya shillings three hundred thousand ( Kshs.300,000) in two tranches from Mrs. Emily Jebet Chebon and Ms. Gladys Cherono at the request of Mrs. Emily Jebet Chebon.

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