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EACC Arrests Kebs Boss

KEBS boss Benard Njiraini arrested

Kebs Boss Benard Njiraini

Officers from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission have arrested Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) Managing Director Benard Njiraini.

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Njiraini was arrested on Thursday morning on allegations of failing to comply with investigation officers hence frustrating the probe.

Today, EACC arrested Mr Benard Njiraini as a penal consequence of failing to comply with a notice issued to him pursuant to Section 27 and Section 66 of the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act No. 3 of 2003," the statement by EACC reads in part.

"This is with a view of obtaining the said documents and preferring charges against him for his contravention,” it continued.

The anti-corruption has been probing alleged procurement irregularities and payment of bribes in Kebs.

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