Former Senator Joy Gwendo arrested by EACC officials over alleged stealing and issuing a bouncing cheque.

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BY UPESINEWS REPORTER,19TH JAN 2018-Former Nominated Senator Joy Gwendo was on Friday arrested by EACC officers over claims of stealing and issuing a bouncing cheque.

Gwendo was arrested at Karen, Nairobi after Director of Public Prosecution gave consent to a charge of stealing, issuing bad cheque and abuse of office.

The offenses were committed between October and December, 2016.

She has however been released on Ksh100,000 bond and will arraigned on Monday.

According to EACC deputy director Michael Mubea, the former senator organized a fundraiser for Kisumu East Cotton Growers C0-Operative Society which raised Ksh2.2m but allegedly only gave out Ksh200,000 and pocketed the rest.

 

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