2 EACC of­fi­cers tes­tify against Vi­higa of­fi­cials

The Star (Kenya) - - Politics Judiciary -

Two EACC in­ves­ti­ga­tors yes­ter­day tes­ti­fied be­fore a Kisumu court in a cor­rup­tion case in­volv­ing two Vi­higa county assem­bly of­fi­cials.

County clerk Josephat Musam­bayi and se­nior ac­coun­tant Per­ris Odari are charged with fail­ing to com­ply with a no­tice to pro­vide in­for­ma­tion to the com­mis­sion, de­ceiv­ing an in­ves­ti­ga­tor, ob­struct­ing EACC of­fi­cials and con­ceal­ing doc­u­ments.

Sa­muel King’ele and John Otieno Nya­gara said on Jan­uary 20 last year, they re­ceived com­plaints of abuse of of­fice and mis­ap­pro­pri­a­tion of funds and launched in­ves­ti­ga­tions. They said they tried to get doc­u­ments but they failed. The hear­ing will be on Novem­ber 16.

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