Nairobi, March 7 -- A forensic investigator at the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission fired over unauthorised access to classified information on the Anglo-Leasing scandal has been awarded Sh1.3 million for unfair dismissal.

Employment and Labour Relations Court judge James Rika ruled that although the dismissal of Mr Weldon Kiptoo Rotich was justified, the process of termination was flawed.

The court awarded him a sum of Sh1,341,415 on account of the flawed procedure of termination.

Mr Rotich, an ICT expert, was sacked in July 2015 after he allegedly accessed the computer of another officer who was investigating the multi-billion shilling Anglo-Leasing corruption scandal.

EACC told the court that on June 10, 2015, the officer was ...