DCI arrests 4 bank managers in purge against graft

They were arrested for stealing from their customers

In series of tweets, the DCI said that Diamond Trust Bank Kisii branch manager Peter Nyakomitta and Family Bank Relations Officer were arrested for stealing huge sums of money from their clients.

“Mr.Peter Sungu Nyakomitta, a Branch Manager with Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) in Kisii was arrested and arraigned in Milimani Law Courts for stealing Ksh.25Million from customer’s fixed account numbers. The theft was discovered after an internal reconciliation process was done. In another incident, Mr. Abel Onyango a Relations Officer with the Family Bank through sim swaps accessed customers’ accounts and withdrew Ksh. 1.5 Million without their knowledge. The accused was arrested & arraigned in court,” read part of the tweets.

He further stated that FOSA manager Habil Onyango and Harambee Sacco officer in charge of the strong room were also arrested for fraud.

“Mr.Habil Onyango Owiti,a FOSA Manager & strong room custodian with Harambee Sacco Ltd removed from the vault in smaller amounts cash totaling to Ksh.1,783,392 which was meant for the Sacco Area delegates & miscellaneous expenditure and fraudulently converted it into personal use,” said another tweet.

Kinoti went on to urge banks and mobile service providers to conduct background checks on their employees, because most frauds are effected by the employees.

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