Nelius Mukami, the wife of nominated Senator Isaac Mwaura was on Monday arrested and charged with two traffic violations.
The senator is said to have caused a scene at the Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi on Monday afternoon when he arrived in haste to bail out his wife.
According to the charge sheet, Ms Mukami was arrested for driving without a valid driving licence and driving a vehicle bearing an expired insurance cover.
“On Monday, August 19 Nelius Mukami was driving a motor vehicle, Toyota Prado, on a public road namely, Globe roundabout, without insurance against third party risk,” an excerpt of the charge sheet
Appearing before Milimani Traffic Court Magistrate Electer Rianyi, Mukami pleaded guilty to the offenses saying she had forgotten her driving licence at home.
The magistrate ordered her to pay a fine of Sh 20,000 or serve a four-month jail term for driving without insurance cover.
On the second count, she was ordered to pay a Sh1,000 fine or serve a one-month jail term.