City Businessman Paul Odol Okombo Charged With Fraud Amid DPP Bribery Plot Claim

Suspected fraudster Paul Odol Okombo was on Monday charged with fraud at a Kibera Court despite him boasting of bribing a senior female prosecutor based at the NSSF building.

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Mr. Odol was overheard claiming that he was already ‘done’ with the case even before it commenced.

“I have done the necessary to ensure this case is going nowhere. You know, I have networks and money. I have talked to senior Dpp’s in town,” he told a friend on phone after taking plea.

His allegations of bribing an officer at the Office of Directorate of Public Prosecution comes after his advocate wrote a letter to prosecutor Dorcus Rugut urging her to help and terminate the case. Rugut is yet to respond to the letter as by the time of publishing.

“We therefore seek your indulgence in the interest of justice and that all proper and sound doctrine of law and notable constitution of Kenya to call for the police file and proceed to use your discretion to protect the intergrity of your office and the criminal justice system,” read the letter in parts.

The letter seems to be praising the accused person as a good man despite him facing the criminal charges.


Its not clear why the businessman and his advocate chose to address Dorcus Rugut who if the head of Milimani Courts and by-passing the Dpp who is the head of Kibera Court.

The Kibera head DPP had earlier approved the charges against the accused person leading to his arraignment in court.

“In light of the above, and in line with the ODPP’s guideline on decision to charge,in 2019, the case as presented has sufficient evidence to proceed to court as per proposed charge,” he directed.

The accused person the court heard had posed as a Senior Employee at KENHA and allegedly defrauded a businesswoman Sh 2.5 million contrary to the law.

According to the chargesheet tabled in court, the accused person, Odol Okombo Paul defrauded a businesswoman Sh 2.5 million on September 27,2023 at Palacina Hotel in Kilimani within Nairobi County after lying to her that he was in a position to help her land a road construction tender.

He failed to deliver the tender to her even after defrauding her the said amount on the ground that he knew to be false.

When he appeared before Kibera Senior Principal Magistrate Monica Maroro, the accused person denied the charges and pleaded for a lenient bond terms.

The magistrate released him on Sh 1million bond with an alternative Cash bail of Sh 500,000 with the surety of the same amount.

She directed that the matter be mentioned in April 25 for a mention.

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