Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Six KPA officials among nine arrested over Ksh 62M graft case

Nine suspects including six Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) officials have been arrested and charged over Ksh 62 million graft case.

The suspects who are currently at the Mombasa Anti-Corruption Court are accused of executing a fraudulent scheme to steal the money through a company linked to them.

“Detectives from EACC Mombasa Regional Office have arrested 9 suspects including 6 officials of the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) over graft involving a Kes.62 Million tender. The suspects are currently before the Mombasa Anti-Corruption Court following arraignment this morning.

Investigations established that the suspects executed a fraudulent scheme to embezzle public funds through a tender awarded to a company linked to them. They will be charged with conflict of interest, fraudulent acquisition of public property and forgery of the documents used in the scam.” said EACC

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