A Kakamega court has deferred judgment in the case against seven individuals charged with inflating the cost of ten wheelbarrows in Bungoma County in 2015.
The delivery of the judgment was moved to May 31.
Chief Magistrate Bildad Ochieng' said the postponement was occasioned by "work pressure".
The seven appeared before a fully packed court ready to know their fate but Mr Ochieng’ regretted he was not ready with the judgement.
“Due to pressure of work, judgement is hereby postponed to May 31. Any inconveniences caused is hereby regretted,” said Mr Ochieng’.
The accused pensively listened to the chief magistrate and left the court room in haste after the postponement.