Former Jubilee senator arrested over theft

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Gwendo was arrested by Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC) officers after the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) authorised criminal charges against her.

Gwendo, who was nominated by The National Alliance (TNA), is accused of stealing, issuing bad cheques and abuse of office in respect of Sh2.2 million belonging to members of a cooperative society in Kisumu.

The former Ramogi radio presenter had vied for the Kisumu East parliamentary seat on a Jubilee ticket, but lost miserably to Olago Aluoch's

At the time of publishing this story, the former Senator was still being held at EACC headquarters and is expected to be arraigned in court.

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