3 CS's to be charged by EACC for corruption
12 May 2015, 14:58
Nairobi - Three Cabinet Secretaries will be charged in court for corruption after the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commision EACC forwarded their files to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions DPP.
The names of the three will be revealed later Tuesday but according to sources among the three is Lands CS Charity Ngilu and Energy CS Davis Chirchir.
Other files, according to the sources will be presented to the DPP in the coming days.
The Director of Public Prosecution DPP also ordered that corruption
charges against Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter and Murang'a Governor Mwangi
Wa Iria continue.
The DPP said Monday that his office had
established that the evidence presented against the two was enough to
enable criminal charges be set up.
The third legislator to be charged is nominated MP Sonia Birdi.
The DPP will dispense charges against the said persons after completing
preliminary research on the available evidence," a statement from the
The DPP also asked the EACC to institute procedures to have the two legislators vacate office while investigations continue.
and Birdi are accused of trying to bribe officials at a weigh bridge to
have an impounded lorry released, while Wa Iria is accused of abuse of
The three were named in an Ethics and Anti Corruption
Commision EACC report detailing corruption in the public service, with
175 public officials named.
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