Here are 10 things that you probably didn’t know about Magistrate DOUGLAS OGOTI who slapped LENOLKULAL with Sh 150 M bond

Friday, April 5, 2019-Magistrate Douglas Ogoti became a darling of many Kenyans after he slapped Samburu Governor Moses Lenolkulal with Ksh 100 million bail and a bond of Ksh 150 Million.

The corrupt Governor was charged with four counts of abuse of office after stealing Ksh 84.6 million from the public coffers.

Now that Magistrate Douglas Ogoti  has become the subject of discussion, here are 10 things that you probably don’t know about him.
  1. Ogoti loves swimming and does this during his free time.
  2. He is married with four children.
  3. Since he was placed at the helm of the anti-corruption division, he has introduced pre-trials and initiated plea bargain at the pre-trial stages.
  4. He views the work of a prosecutor as being easy as compared to that of a magistrate.
  5. Ogoti wants to be a judge in the future and is currently pursuing PhD in strategic management at JKUAT.
  6. He started working at the Judiciary in 2016. Prior to that he worked at the ODPP for almost 20 years as a prosecutor before he became a magistrate
  7. Ogoti has never been threatened or intimidated in his line of duty.
  8. He issued the bail terms because his training as a student of managementinformation and communication in corruption cases demands that the courts speak loudest.
  9. Ogoti is an SDA church elder.
  10. He is committed to the war on graft and denied bail to 43 accused persons, including former PS Lilian Omollo, in the NYSII scandal.


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