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DPP Noordin Haji orders arrest of 6 Kenya School of law staff over graft allegations

The Director of Public Prosecutions DPP Noordin Haji on Tuesday June 23 ordered the arrest of six Kenya School of Law KSL staff and six other proprietors over a Ksh198 million corruption case.

Among the 12 facing arrest include KSL Deputy Director Professor Morris Kiwinda for payment of the Ksh198 million to six companies associated with employees of the KSL for goods and services not supplied.

The rest include Assistant Director Finance and Administration, Amos Kabue Mwangi, Deputy Director Professor Morris Kiwinda, Finance Manager Frank Jackson, Accountant Hudson Lwigado.

Assistant Accountant Achiro Nobert, Assistant Accountant Ephrain Thuku, Proprietor at Ademwa Enterprise Paul Andenga, Proprietor at Ngoya Cosmetics and Frigoya Investments, Fridah Ngoya.

Proprietor at Alfranc Investments Francis Lwegado, Proprietor at Alfranc Investments Alfred Lwigado, Proprietor at Deskench, Dennis Achiro and Proprietor at Deskench Investments Kenneth Ochieng.

The six companies in question are Ademwa Enterprises, Alfranc Investments, Deskench Investments, Firmline Company, Frigoya Investments and Ngoya Cosmetics.

The companies were registered in the names of senior employees at the school and were not pre-qualified to supply any goods.

The fraud was perpetrated by the bank signatories to the Kenya School of Law accounts who were senior employees at the institution, the Finance Department would then sign for different entities to be paid in the cheque endorsement register and then effect the payments.

In a statement, Haji noted that he has approved charges against the KSL staff and the proprietors following investigations.

“I am therefore satisfied that there is sufficient evidence to support charges under the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act.

“I further direct that the above suspects be apprehended and arraigned in court to face various charges under the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act, 2003,” he stated.