Kisumu Speaker Onyango Oloo surrenders to police in Mombasa


Kisumu Speaker Onyango Oloo surrenders to police in Mombasa
File image of Kisumu County Assembly Speaker Onyango Oloo. PHOTO| COURTESY

Kisumu Speaker Onyango Oloo has surrendered to police a day after an arrest warrant was issued over the inflated Lake Basin mall tender.

He presented himself at the Mombasa Police Station on Saturday in the company of several members of the Kisumu County Assembly.

Also Read: Bobasi MP Obiri arrested over inflated Ksh.4B Lake Basin mall tender

According to the Director of Public Prosecution, Oloo is among more than 30 suspects who are facing fraud-related charges.

“It has been established that there was collusion between some Board members and M/s Erdemann Properties Limited…..The directors bribed the chairman of the Board George Onyango Oloo to the tune of Ksh.17 million,” the DPP said.

Bobasi MP Innocent Obiri and a Chinese contractor Zhang Jing were arrested on Friday evening in Nairobi.

They are facing 11 charges including conspiracy to defraud; unlawful charging of public property; failure to disclose private interest to one’s principal; unlawful acquisition of public property as well as corruptly receiving and giving benefits.

 

 

 

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