Nyakach MP Aduma Owuor arrested


Nyakach MP Aduma Owuor arrested
File image of Nyakach Member of parliament Aduma Owuor. PHOTO| COURTESY

In Summary

  • EACC Communications Officer Yassin Ali said the MP was arrested on Thursday afternoon over alleged irregular payment of Ksh.68 million to a law firm by the Nairobi County Government.
  • During the alleged irregular payment, Mr. Aduma was the former Acting Director Legal Affairs at City Hall.

Nyakach Member of Parliament Aduma Owuor has been arrested by detectives from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) in Kisumu.

EACC Communications Officer Yassin Ali said the MP was arrested on Thursday afternoon over alleged irregular payment of Ksh.68 million to a law firm by the Nairobi County Government.

During the alleged irregular payment, Mr. Aduma was the former Acting Director, Legal Affairs at City Hall.

The lawmaker was apprehended while having lunch at Gor Mahia Hotel in Kondele, Kisumu.

He is expected to be transferred to Nairobi for further interrogation pending arraignment.

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