Testifying before Senior Principal Magistrate Felix Kombo, Mr David Kang’ara, an investigating officer, said he obtained information from a bank where Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) held an account.
Testifying before Senior Principal Magistrate Felix Kombo, David Kang’ara said a trail of KPC banking at Commercial Bank of Africa linked payments to firms linked to Mr Kulei.
Senior principal magistrate Felix Kombo offered Mr Mutinda an option of a Sh500,000 fine and Mr Omanya a penalty of Sh300, 000 to escape the jail term.
Senior Principal Magistrate Felix Kombo gave Mr Felix Nzomo Mutinda and Mr Fredrick Omanya an option of paying fines totalling to Sh800,000.
Magistrate Felix Kombo ordered the two to pay the Sh800,000 fine or face a one-year jail term.
The magistrates who handled the corruption cases are Felix Kombo, Douglas Ogoti, Lawrence Mugambi, L Wachira, M Mutuku, R Makungu and Kennedy Bidali.
He told Milimani Senior Principal Magistrate Felix Kombo that he and Mr Manyura compiled the report independently after examining tender documents at the offices of the DCI.
OTHER CASES Meanwhile, Senior Principal Magistrate Felix Kombo earlier on Wednesday refused to reprimand the media following complaints by investigators on the coverage of an ongoing case against Kenya Power's former senior managers.
However, Senior Principal Magistrate Felix Kombo pointed out that the media is part and parcel of the trial because of the important role it plays in highlighting the case.
However, in his ruling Senior Principal Magistrate Felix Kombo ruled that everything that was written in the said newspaper was factual because that's what their witness said.