Fake Kenya Power inspector arrested for soliciting Ksh.200K bribe


Fake Kenya Power inspector arrested for soliciting Ksh.200K bribe

In Summary

  • EACC said the suspect was seeking a Ksh.200,000 bribe to stop action against a Kenya Power complainant whom he accused of tampering with the electricity meter.
  • Mburu, who claimed to be a Kenya Power Inspector, is set to be arraigned in court on Wednesday.

A man masquerading as a Kenya Power official was on Tuesday arrested by anti-graft detectives while allegedly trying to extort money from a customer.

EACC said the suspect; Michael Njogu Mburu, was seeking a Ksh.200,000 bribe to stop action against a Kenya Power complainant whom he accused of tampering with the electricity meter.

Mburu, who claimed to be a Kenya Power Inspector, is set to be arraigned in court on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, still on Tuesday, police seized stolen Kenya Power equipment worth Ksh.20 million at a home in Membley estate, Ruiru.

One suspect has since been arrested in connection to the stolen equipment.

More to follow…

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