Lari Member of Parliament (MP) Jonah Mburu was arrested on Friday following an order issued by DPP Noordin Haji.
Hon. Jonah Mburu was arrested in connection to Ksh 27 million alleged to have been embezzled from the CDF kitty.
In a statement issued by the DPP, the Lari MP received the money together with other Lari CDF officials through businesses that traded with the NG-CDF.
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Other officials implicated in the graft charges include Ayaan Mahadhi, Peter Mugo Mwangi, Francis Gachoka Kamuyu, Paul Nyanjui, and Grace Muthoni Macharia between the financial years 2017/2018 and 2018/2018.
The companies and entities alleged to have engaged in business include Claymug General Suppliers, Kienjeku Textiles and Uniforms General Suppliers, Rumuli Limited, Ndemeki Limited, Kimondo and Sons General Supplies, Oshoann General Merchants, Oshland Green Ventures and Pambazukpo Distributors Limited.
Through Pambazukpo Distributors Limited Oshoann General Merchants and Oshland Green Ventures, the Lari MP is alleged to have benefited.
It is from the above evidence that the DPP ordered the arrest of Hon. Jonah Mburu and five others including three companies touched in the graft allegations.