Senior AP Officer charged of defrauding a hotel manager

A chief inspector at Dagoretti AP patrol base yesterday appeared before a Nairobi court with conspiracy of defrauding a hotel manager sh.500,000. The AP together with a business man David Mugweru denied the charges and were released on Sh. 30,000 bail each. More hearing is set for March 3, 2017

Read More on The Star 31st January, 2017 Pg. 14

Business man shot dead by gang at his home in Karen, Nairobi

A business man was shot dead by robbers together with a private security guard on Sunday night. The gang armed with AK 47 rifles raided the homestead and made away with gold and unknown amount of money.

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Fraud involved in sale of Land

Mariakani Estate, previously owned by City Council in Nairobi was transferred to Local Authorities Pension Trust fund in 2012 in a debt swap arrangement. Report tabled before the Nairobi County Assembly revealed the 10 acre land was sold for sh. 1.45 billion before 2013 elections but from the re-evaluation done in 2014 indicated the property worth Sh. 1.9 billion. The documents for the transfer indicated there was no cash received.

Read More on The Star 8th December, 2016 Pg. 27

 

Conmen arrested for defrauding Mpesa agents

In Elgeyo Marakwet Count, two men were arrested on Tuesday and are being held at Iten Police Station. They were trailed at a hotel in town and have been targeting Mpesa agents at Iten town for several months

Read More on The Star 8th December, 2016 Pg.16

50% of Youths ready to engage in any activities, including Fraud and Corruption to make a living

With the preparation of election next year, it is evident that 62% of the majority in Kenya population (youths) are ready to take bribery in order to vote for an aspirant. Corruption is the biggest menace eroding social values among the youth and good governance. This is as a result of frustration due to lack of opportunities and high rate of unemployment.

However from a research conducted by The East Africa Institute of the Aga Khan University, most youths have shun ethnicity with 5% interviewed identifying themselves with ethnicity.

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127 Traffic Police fired over misconduct

National Police Service Commission has fired 127 traffic police officers after failing to appear before the vetting committee. Unexplained financial transactions, sending and receiving money from fellow officers and matatu businesses are among reasons of their removal as well as professional misconduct.

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MD summoned by EACC

Kenya Ports Authority Managing director is alleged to refuse provide documents upon investigations of 3 top officials who are under investigations on loss of containers and procurement irregularities. Some documents needed by the anti-corruption commission are minutes for the meeting during which tenders were awarded and personal files.

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Landlords to help reduce crime through tenants records

Landlords in Thika have been urged to keep records of their tenents in order to help reduce crime. This helps to track house occupants and what they do for living since criminals have been renting houses purposely for criminal activity. Thika Deputy county commissioner said during the Mashujaa day celebrations that a random inspection will be done and landlords who fail to present comprehensive records of their tenants will be charged in court with sabotaging war against crime.

Read More on The Star 24th October, 2016 Pg. 10

Fake goods on circulation

The Anti-Counterfeit Agency in Mombasa on Saturday found counterfeit goods  worth 5 Million. They included Sh. 2 million Lauren roll-on, Nike shoes, caps and sandals. Six people in relation to the goods were arrested and investigations is going on.

Read More on The Star 19th October, 2016 Pg. 30

Staff suspended over sh. 10 Million

Kakamega County suspended 4 of its staff over county money. The staff included senior and junior officers who siphoned cash through fake claims. The claims were forwarded to the treasury whereby their accomplices fast-tracked the payment and delete the transaction in the system before uploading the transactions through internet banking thus sharing the money between themselves.