EACC detectives arrest Parklands MCA Jahendra Malde over bribe claims
SEE ALSO :EACC: Integrity House was undervaluedThe Parklands MCA was arrested on Friday night and taken to Kilimani Police Station. EACC says he will be charged in court next week. Recently, EACC detectives arrested businessman Praful Kumar for allegedly attempting to bribe Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko. EACC claimed that the businessman wanted Governor Sonko to allow the construction of his hotel in Gigiri which was stopped by the Nairobi County Government on August 16, 2018. “EACC has arrested Nairobi businessman Praful Kumar for offering a bribe of Ksh.1 million to Nairobi Governor Michael Mbuvi Sonko to facilitate approval of his hotel under construction. The County Government of Nairobi had stopped the construction of the hotel on 16th August 2018,” said the EACC tweet.
SEE ALSO :Waititu grilled again over graft claimsThe Anti-corruption body confirmed that Mr. Kumar was found in possession of Sh5 million in his home in Kilifi County at the time of arrest. He was arraigned in court on Friday and released on a cash bail of Sh500,000.