A Prison warder attached to the Maralal GK Prison was on Monday arraigned before a Maralal court charged with forgery of judicial documents.
The accused, Zacheus Kimase Tirop denied seven counts when he appeared before the Maralal Principal Magistrate, Richard Koech.
The charge sheet read that on August 16,2018, the accused falsified a court fine receipt serial number 2218423 which aided Timothy Lesereti to escape from lawful custody at Maralal GK prison where he was serving a three month sentence.
It further read that the accused received Sh 9,830 from Timothy Lesereti to aid his escape from Maralal GK prison.
The court further heard that the accused also aided the escape of Festus Mathika Nyaga who was serving an 8 month prison sentence.
The accused allegedly received Sh 50,000 from Veronica Ekiru to aid the release of Apua Etilan who was serving a six month jail term.
He also allegedly received another Sh 50,000 to release Alfred Kichachu.
The court released him on a Sh 1,050,000 bond until the hearing of the case which was set for October 2, 2018.
Source: Kenya News Agency