NYS suspects arrested, to face 10 corruption charges each


NYS suspects arrested, to face 10 corruption charges each
National Youth Service (NYS) Director General Richard Ndubai. PHOTO| COURTESY

In Summary

  • The suspects were arrested on Sunday night and taken to the Muthaiga Police Station where they spent the night.
  • Reports indicate that 16 of the suspects were nabbed in Nairobi and four in Naivasha.
  • The said individuals who include NYS officers and business persons are set to be presented before the Directorate of criminal Investigations (DCI) on Monday morning.

At least 20 suspects among them National Youth Service (NYS) Director General Richard Ndubai have been arrested in connection to the Ksh.9 billion NYS scandal.

Citizen Digital has learnt that the suspects are set to be arraigned before the anti-corruption court on Tuesday.

Sources at the Office of the Director Prosecutions disclosed that each of the suspects is likely to face 10 charges.

Some of the charges proffered against the suspects include abuse of office, failing to prevent crime, failing to adhere to procurement laws and stealing by servant.

The suspects were arrested on Sunday night and taken to the Muthaiga Police Station where they spent the night.

Reports indicate that 16 of the suspects were nabbed in Nairobi and four in Naivasha.

The said individuals who include NYS officers and business persons are set to be presented before the Directorate of criminal Investigations (DCI) on Monday morning.

Youth Affairs Principal Secretary Lillian Mbogo-Omollo was also set to be arrested but she surrendered to the DCI detectives at her Kitisuru home in Nairobi.

She was taken to Muthaiga Police Station where other suspects are being held.

They include:

  • Sam Michuki
  • Peter Muchui
  • Matano Odoyo — NYS officer
  • James Thuita Nderitu — businessman
  • Yvonee Wanjiku Ngugi — businesswoman
  • Sammy Mbugua
  • Timothy Kiplagat Rotich
  • Welanalo Mulupi — NYS officer
  • David Kirui
  • Ferdinand Matavo.
  • Keziah Mwangi — NYS officer
  • Duba Galgalo
  • Isaiah Adalo Chopia

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