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Kenya Power top managers face prosecution over Sh759 million fraud - 7 months ago, 17 July 00:10

By: Paul O Ogemba And ...

Kenya Power bosses spent the fourth night in police custody away from their palatial homes and office comfort as they await a decision of their bail application in relation with corruption charges.

The firm’s managing director and CEO Ken Tarus, his predecessor Ben Chumo and nine senior managers at the utility company, were arraigned in court in connection with the procurement of substandard transformers worth over Sh409 million. 

The other top officials charged were Commercial Services Manager KP Mungai, Finance Manager Joshua Mutua, ICT Manager Abubakar Swaleh, Regional Coordination Manager Samuel Ndirangu and Supply Chain Manager Stanley Mutwiri.

Also charged were a couple James Njenga Muingai and Grace Wanjira Muingai, and their son John Muingai who are directors of Muwa Trading Company Ltd, said to have received millions of shillings for supplying sub-standard transformers.

Mr Tarus gave up the comfort of his six-bedroom house in posh Nyari Estate in Nairobi for ...
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