DPP Haji recommends arrest and prosecution of Homabay county assembly officials over corruption

DPP Haji recommends arrest and prosecution of Homabay county assembly officials over corruption

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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2018-The director of public prosecution Noordin Haji has recommended arrest and prosecution of homabay county assembly officials over corruption.

This is after the Ethics and anti-corruption commission (EACC) concluded the investigation into misappropriation of funds by the assembly.

In a statement sent to newsrooms the EACC says the investigations established that the county assembly has miss used Ksh 26,872,278 through fraudulent payment of allowances to members.

Haji has recommended that concerned persons be arrested and prosecuted for among other charges:Abuse of office,breach of trust,fraudulent payment from public revenue.conspiracy to commit an offense of corruption.Those to be charged include caroline Sang who is the chief principal finance officer,Edwin Omondi who is the senior accountants controller, Micahel Owino former majority leader,Isaac Ouso Former minority leader,Judithi Akinyi nomintated member of county assembly.Also being investigated are Otieno Bob Kephas who is the county assembly clerk,and Maurice Odiwory senior accountant.

 

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