Former Nairobi Governor, Dr. Evans Kidero arrested over embezzlement of public funds

Dr. Kidero is facing charges over mismanagement and embezzlement of public funds during his tenure.

  • Detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday afternoon arrested the former Governor alongside 7 others on the orders of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
  • Director of Public Prosecutions,  Noordin Haji said he was satisfied that the persons named “are criminally culpable jointly and severally.”

Detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday afternoon arrested the former Governor alongside 7 others on the orders of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

“Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission received information concerning alleged criminal activities involving Nairobi City County Government officials touching on the mismanagement and embezzlement of Public funds,” tweeted the Office of Director of Public Prosecutions.

Director of Public Prosecutions,  Noordin Haji said he was satisfied that the persons named “are criminally culpable jointly and severally.”

“The DPP has accordingly directed the Commission to proceed and have the named persons immediately arrested and arraigned in court to answer to various charges of corruption and related economic crimes,” read one of the tweets.

The eight will be arraigned before an anti-corruption court.

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