Handcuffs used to restrain suspects from escaping during arrests by police
Handcuffs used to restrain suspects from escaping during arrests by police

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin M. Haji has ordered for the arrests of 28 persons over corruption allegations. The 28 who include the National Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich, and his Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge face charges over corruption at the stalled Kimwarer and Arror Dams.

The following offences have occasioned the arrests directive:
1). Conspiracy to Defraud contrary to section 317 of the Penal Code, Cap 63 Laws of Kenya
2). Wilful Failure to comply with applicable Procedures and Guidelines relating
to Procurement contrary to section 45 (2)(b) as read with section 48 of the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act No 3 of 2003:
3). Engaging in a project without prior planning contrary to section 45 (2) (c) as read with section 48 of Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act No. 3 of 2003;
4). Abuse of Office contrary to section 46 as read with section 48 of Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act No. 3 of 2003.
5). Committing an offence of financial misconduct contrary to section 197 (1) (0) (i) of the public finance management act no. 18 of 2012.
6). Fraudulent Acquisition of Public Property contrary to section 45 (1) (a) as read with section 48 of the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act, 2003.
7). Knowingly giving a Misleading Document to Principal contrary to section 41 (2) as read with section 48 of Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act no. 3 of 2003 of the Laws of Kenya.
8). Wilful Neglect to Perform Official Duty contrary to section 128 as read with section 36 of the Penal Code.

Full list of those to be arraigned in court over Arror and Kimwarer Dam scandal.

1). Henry Kiplagat Rotich- Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury
2). Kamau Thugge- Principal Secretary National Treasury
3). Dr. Susan Jemtai Koech- Principal Secretary, Ministry of East Africa Community
4). David Kipchumba Kimosop- Managing Director, Kerio Valley Development Authority (KVDA)
5). Kennedy Nyakundi Nyachiro- Chief Economist and Head of Europe II Division National Treasury
6). Jackson Njau Kinyanjui- Director Resource Mobilization Department National Treasury
7). Titus Murithii- Inspector General of State Corporations

8). Paolo Porcelli- Director CMC di Ravenna
9). CMC di Ravenna – Itinera JV Italy
10). CMC di Ravenna – Itinera JV Kenya
11). William Kipkemboi Maina- Head of Supply Chain Management (KVDA)
12). Paul Kipkoech Serem- Manager Engineering Services (KVDA)
13). Francis Chepkonga Kipkech- Tender Committee
14). Samuel Kimutai Koskei- Tender Committee
15). David Juma Onyango- Tender Committee
16). Patrick Kiptoo- Tender Committee
17). Elizabeth Kebenei- Tender Committee
18). Esther Jepchirchir Kiror- Tender Committee
19). Moses Kipchumba- Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
20). Eng. Nelson Korir- Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
21). Eng. Isaac M. Kiiru- Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
22). Eng. Patrick Kipsang- Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
23). Fredrick Towett- Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
24). Jotham Rutto- Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
25). Charity Muui- Ad hoc Technical and Financial Evaluation Committee Team 2
26). Geoffrey Mwangi Wahungu- CEO, National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
27). David Walunya Ongare- National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
28). Boniface Mamboleo Lengisho-National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Here is the full presser by the DPP;

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