DPP releases names of Govt' officials to be arrested alongside PS Lesiyampe [Full List]
Government officials on DPP's chopping board
The DPP on Thursday morning said investigations commissioned by the Ethics Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) established that the NCPB spent over Sh11 billion exceeding the Sh6 billion budgeted for in the 2017/2018 financial year, which was in contravention to the law.
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"The investigations revealed that the NCPB officials, Agricultural officers, Chiefs and Assistant Chiefs colluded with traders to facilitate fraudulent payments to the detriment of vetted farmers," the DPP added.
The government officials to be arrested and charged are;
According to DPP Haji, the suspects will be charged with willful failure to comply with law relating to management of public property, unauthorised spending of public funds, conspiracy to defraud, abuse of office, neglect of official duty as well as fraudulent acquisition of public funds.
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