CS Henry Rotich appears in Court over Arror-Kimwarer dams

Treasury Cabinet Secretary (CS) Henry Rotich has on Tuesday been arraigned in court alongside PS Kamau Thugge over Arror-Kimwarer dam scandal.

The two are among 26 other officials set to answer to charges of failing to comply with the applicable laws governing procurement processes and conspiracy to defraud.

Also read: CS Rotich surrenders to DCI over Arror-Kimwarer dam scandal

The arrest of CS Rotich and PS Thugge follows a warrant of arrest issued by DPP Noordin Hajji on Monday.

Speaking on the Arror-Kimwarer scandal, the DPP said that his office has enough evidence to prosecute all those mentioned in the case.

He further said that the agreed amount to construct the dams was Ksh 46 Billion but Treasury added a facility fee increasing the amount to Ksh 63 Billion, in excess of 17 Billion.

Also read: Treasury CS Henry Rotich to spend the night in custody

In addition to that, the DPP said that both parties involved pushed the payment of Ksh 19 Billion contrary to the Procurement law.

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