3 Chinese nationals to be arraigned over Ksh.500K bribe at SGR terminus


3 Chinese nationals to be arraigned over Ksh.500K bribe at SGR terminus
Chinese nationals arrested for attempting to bribe DCI investigators. PHOTO | ODPP | TWITTER

In Summary

  • According to a series of tweets posted on Twitter, the three allegedly offered DCI investigators Ksh.500, 000 in order to influence an ongoing criminal investigation at the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) Maritini terminus.

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji on Sunday authorised the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to prosecute three Chinese nationals for attempting to bribe investigators from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

The suspects — Li Gen (in-charge of Transport), Li Xiaowu (security manager) and Sun Xin (staff) — allegedly offered DCI investigators Ksh.500, 000 in order to influence an ongoing criminal investigation at the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) Maritini terminus.

“The three Chinese Nationals will be charged with the offence of giving a bribe contrary to section 5 (1) as read with section 18(1), (2) of the Bribery Act No. 47 of 2016,” reads one of the tweets.

The three are employees of China Roads and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) at the Standard Gauge Railways (SGR) Mombasa Terminus.

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