Former Nyandarua Governor Waithaka Mwangi arrested


Former Nyandarua Governor Waithaka Mwangi. Photo/MARTIN MUNENE
Former Nyandarua Governor Waithaka Mwangi. Photo/MARTIN MUNENE

In Summary

  • Mwangi who is set to be charged alongside 7 others was arrested alongside former CEC Grace Wanjiru and Kahiu Gaiko, then a director in the department of Water, energy, environment and Natural resources.
  • The three are currently at the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) offices in Nyeri for processing.
  • Reports indicate that EACC detectives are still out for another officer, John Ngigi Daniel who is still at large.

Former Nyandarua Governor Waithaka Mwangi has been arrested.

Waithaka was arrested alongside former Water CEC Grace Wanjiru and former county officer Kahiu Gaiko.

Kahiu served as a director in the Department of Water, Energy, Environment and Natural Resources.

The three are currently at the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) offices in Nyeri.

Reports indicate that EACC detectives have launched a manhunt for another officer, John Ngigi Daniel, who is still at large.

This comes just a day after an order was issued that the former Governor Waithaka Mwangi be charged alongside seven others for alleged involvement in a fraudulent Ksh.50million water and sewerage tender issued in 2014.

Director of Public Prosecution Noordin Haji said the officials will answer to charges of flouting procurement laws and regulations in awarding the tender.

Other charges include abuse of office, failure to comply with procurement laws and fraudulent acquisition of public property.

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