Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance Presidential Candidate Raila Odinga has criticized the judiciary for not getting its priorities right.
Odinga took to social media pages where he was responding to a story where a Nairobi man was sentenced to one year in prison or pay Sh 100,000 for shoplifting from a Naivas Supermarket.
“Let Alvin Linus Chivondo be released unconditionally!. Criminals are now getting a reprieve to campaign freely, while petty offenders are being jailed.”
The Former Prime Minister questioned the court’s decision for jailing Alvin “Let the courts get their priorities right, for once, you can’t jail a man for trying to feed his family.”
Chivondo was accused of stealing goods worth Ksh 3,165, 5kgs of rice, 2 kgs of sugar, 5 litres of cooking oil and other items
According to the court documents,the 21 year old had posed as a customer.He pleaded guilty.