DPP orders arrest of Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa over misappropriation of Sh57 million funds

Malindi Mp Hon. Aisha Jumwa [Photo Courtesy]
Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji approves arrest and prosecution of Malindi Member of Parliament Hon. Aisha Jumwa Karisa Katana.

In a press statement released by the office of the DPP on Thursday, Hon. Aisha Jumwa is alleged to have fraudulently received over Kshs. 57 million.

“Evidence showed that Hon. Aisha Jumwa concealed the said sums, being proceeds of crime, through depositing an installment towards the purchase of an apartment situated along Argwings Kodhek Road in Nairobi.” DPP’s statement read

Hon Aisha Juma is set to be charged alongside 6 other suspects and a private Limited liability company who have been linked to the case. The 7 are Wachu Omar, Kennedy Otieno, Bernard Riba, Sophia Saidi, Margaret Faith, Robert Katana and Multserve Contractors Limited.

The charges the suspects face include Conspiracy to Commit An Offence Of Corruption, Willful Failure To Comply With Law Related To Procurement, Conflict of Interest, Money Laundering, Acquisition Of Proceeds Of Crime, Forgery and Uttering.

“There is sufficient evidence to support charges under the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act No. 3 of 2003 and the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act.” The statement stated.

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