Ex governor Daniel Waithaka arrested over graft

Ex governor Daniel Waithaka arrested over graft

BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,26TH JULY 2018-Woes facing Former Nyandarua Governor Daniel Waithaka continues to rage on after his  arrest  in Nyeri on Thursday.On Wednesday the director of public prosecution ordered Waithaka’s arrest   over a shady Sh50 million tender.

Mr Waithaka, former Water Executive Grace Gitonga and Mr Kihiu Gichinga, the sitting water chief officer, were  arrested  after they presented themselves to the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) in Nyeri on Thursday.

Waithaka arrived at EACC offices in Nyeri at exactly at 12 noon accompanied by his lawyers and family members.

Mr Gichinga had arrived solely at around 10.30am.

Two other former county officials who disobeyed the EACC summons are being pursued .

Others being pursued are proprietors  of three companies —M/S Tahal Consulting Engineers Ltd, Chen Yochanan Ofer and Albert Attias— for fraudulently acquiring public property.

Investigations into the matter have been going on since 2014.

 

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