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PM sister in fraud case

17 January 2012, 15:22

Nairobi - Capital News reports that Prime Minister Raila Odinga's sister, Beryl Lillian Okumu is embroiled in a fraud scandal after allegations of fraudulently acquiring property worth millions of shillings with funds drawn from the Board of Trustees of the Kenya Railways Staff Retirements Benefits Scheme between March 2009 and January 2011.

Okumu, the chairperson of the scheme, however failed to appear in court on Tuesday to answer to the charges of acquiring property worth Sh1.5 million and is now required to present herself on January 24.

Suspended CEO Mathews Kipchumba Tuikong, Ephantus Muriithi Githui (Finance Manager) and Caroline Nkirote Nyororo (Ag Chief Executive) however appeared in court to answer to charges of aiding Okumu to illegally acquire a further Sh2.7 million from the scheme.

- For more visit Capital News

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