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Norbert Oluoch Obanda v. Republic

(1983) JELR 96313 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Criminal Appeal 62 of 1983  •  18 Nov 1983  •  Kenya

Coram
Harold Grant Platt, Alister Arthur Kneller, Chunilal Bhagwandas Madan

Judgement

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

AT NAIROBI

( Coram:Madan, Kneller JJA and Platt Ag JA )

CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 62 OF 1983

BETWEEN

NORBERT OLUOCH OBANDA................................................................................APPELLANT

AND

REPUBLIC............................................................................................................RESPONDENT

JUDGMENT

Norbert Oluoch Obanda was convicted of three counts of corruption contrary to section 3(1) of the Prevention of Corruption Act (cap 65) by a Nairobi Senior Resident Magistrate on June 30, 1982 and sentenced to a total of four years’ imprisonment.

He appealed against the convictions only and his appeal was dismissed by the High Court (Sachdeva and Abdullah JJ) on May 12 this year.

There was, in the alternative to the first count, a charge of demanding with menace contrary to section 302 of the Penal Code (cap 63) on which the magistrate made a finding that it was proved beyond a reasonable doubt but did not convict and the judges decl…

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