Detectives arrest new SRC Chairman

Ben Chumo's arrest comes days after President Uhuru appointed him to head the SRC

Dr. Chumo who is the immediate former Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) Chief Executive was arrested alongside Beatrice Meso and Peter Mwicigi the General manager Regional Co-ordination, while Benson Muriithi the General Manager, Network Management was ordered to report at the nearest police station.

“They are to be charged with offences of conspiring to commit an offence of economic crime namely fraudulent acquisition of public property, aiding commission of a felony, abuse of office, willful failure to comply with the law relating to procurement among other charges,” read a tweet from the DCI.

The DCI added that they were still pursuing other suspects.

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