From two politicians being nabbed the same day over graft and hate speech to illegal drug dealers being arrested in large numbers in the country, Kenyans were mind blown further by claims from a suspect that Barclays controversial safe box cash was genuine and he wants the DCI to produce it.
DANSON MUNGATANA ARRESTED
Former Garsen MP Danson Mungatana has been arrested by the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC) detectives over the alleged theft of Ksh.51.5 million from Kilifi County coffers
Mungatana who was arrested in Nairobi on Wednesday night and taken to Malindi was linked to the scam by a businesswoman who claimed the politician used her company as a conduit to illegally receive Ksh.9.1 million from the Kilifi County Government.
former legislator was arrested alongside six other officials among them four Kilifi County officials and two business persons.
OSCAR SUDI SUMMONED BY NCIC OVER HATE SPEECH
Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi has found himself in trouble after he was summoned by the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) over alleged hate speech.
Sudi was asked to present himself and explain the statements he made on March 30.
“Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi summoned by NCIC’s Investigation Officers. He’s appearing at Kilimani Sub County Criminal Investigations Officer’s office on 11/04/2019. This is following the hateful utterances he made on March 30, 2019, at Cheptiret, Uasin Gishu County,” NCIC reported on its Twitter page.
BARCLAYS BANK SAFE BOX CASH GENUINE
Eric Adede, the owner of the safe box with Sh2 billion currency busted at the Queens Way Barclays branch, now wants the court to compel the DCI to produce the money in court.
Adede, the main suspect in the fake currency saga, claims the alleged fake currency was genuine.
In an application filed in court, Adede wants the DCI to be ordered to produce the money in court within 24 hours of the hearing of the filed application.
34 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS ARRESTED DEALING DRUGS
34 illegal immigrants were on Thursday arrested in Kasarani, Nairobi after detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) busted them dealing drugs.
According to Kasarani OCPD Peter Kimani , 33 of them are Nigerians while one is from Eritrea.
Speaking to journalists on Thursday, Kimani said the suspects have been posing as students and operating businesses around the United States International University-Africa (USIU) and Kenyatta University (KU) with the intention of selling drugs.