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Saturday 7 December 2019
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Samburu Governor Lenolkulal arrested over suspected Sh84 million fraud

SAMBURU Governor Moses Kasaine who was arrested on Tuesday Morning is expected to be arraigned in court later in the today.Kasaine    has been arrested over a Sh84-million-fuel-supply scandal involving his county government.

EACC detectives said they were looking for 13 other officials including his deputy, county secretary, chief finance officer, former chief officer in charge of environment and several other chief officers. This is after the Director of Public Prosecution Noordin Haji ordered their prosecution in ongoing probe into graft claims.

The 14 suspects are linked to Sh84.7-million-fuel-supply scandal in which Oryx Service Station, owned by Mr Kasaine and Mr Ndathi, was given a tender to supply the county government against the law. The Governor was picked up from his Nairobi home at dawn and driven to EACC offices for processing and possible arraignment to face abuse of office charges and those of conspiracy to commit an economic crime.

Haji said investigations had established the Governor was trading with the county government through Oryx Service Station for the supply of fuel since March 27, 2013.




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