EACC arrest over 20 MCA in Transnzoia over imprest

BY NAMULONGO PETER, NAIROBI,13TH FEB 2017 – Twenty Members of County Assembly from Trans Nzoia  are due to appear in court over  charges related to imprests they took irregularly.The MCAs were arrested Monday in the ongoing investigation  into the same allegations.

The 20 are part of 38 people being sought, including the Assembly Clerk and Speaker according to officers close to the probe.

 The 38 are wanted for allegedly irregularly taking a Sh47,000 imprest each to travel to Nairobi.

They were purportedly taking the imprest to travel to Nairobi to receive the body of a colleague on September 15, 2014.

What prompted the probe is the fact that the body they were supposedly coming to receive in the capital city had already been transported to Trans Nzoia on September 9, 2014.

 

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