Two suspects in 198M Kenya School of Law scandal arrested in Kisumu
Detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) have arrested two suspects linked to the Ksh. 198million scandal involving the Kenya School of Law.
Hudson Amwai (an accountant) at the school and Fridah Ngoya (a proprietor of a cosmetics firm) were arrested in Kaimosi, Vihiga County before being transferred to Kisumu.
EACC Western Region Boss George Owira confirmed that the duo will be transferred to Nairobi to answer to the charges.
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP) Noordin Haji had ordered for their arrest including 10 others for their alleged involvement in the scam.
The duo are believed to be part of a group that colluded with firms in the alleged illegal payment of the funds.
A statement from DPP Noordin Haji said six companies associated with employees of the Kenya School of Law fraudulently received illegal payments and will be prosecuted for economic crimes.
The companies alleged to have received the proceeds include Infranc Investments, Deskench Investments, Firmline Company, Frigoya Investments, Ngoya Cosmetics and Ademwa Enterprises.
Other suspects being sought are:
- Frank Kackson Were (accountant Hudson Amwai who is also the proprietor of Ademwa Enterprises)
- Achiro Nobert and Ephrahim Thuku (assistant accountants)
- Amos Kabue Mwangi (and Assistant Director Finance and Administration)
- Morris Kiwinda Mbondenyi (Deputy Director/ CEO)
- Paul Lovi
- Francis Mwaki
- Alfred Murange
- Dennis Achiro
- Kenneth Ochieng
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