Why Sh65b damsâ€™ probe is taking longer than expected- DPP
SEE ALSO :Haji, DCI in Italy for dams’ stolen cashIn a statement issued by Secretary Public Prosecutions Dorcas Oduor, Haji said their central duty was to ensure justice was done at every stage of the investigation to all who might have been involved. “This sometimes means that the pace of investigations may appear slow in the face of it. The process is informed by the need to ensure that unadulterated evidence, capable of standing up to keen scrutiny is obtained,” he said. Utmost speed He added that he had requested utmost speed in the conclusion of the probe to make his decision on the same. Haji had earlier said detectives were still interrogating persons of interest in the matter and that the Directorate of Criminal Investigations was yet to hand over the dams’ file to his office for action.
SEE ALSO :Trader in dams saga fights for her money“These investigations are complex in nature and involve various countries. There is a high number of persons of interest who are currently being interviewed and recording statements,” he said. The DPP had received a preliminary file on the case and returned it. He asked police to also investigate the tendering process, as well as the discrepancies in the identities of the parties that bid for the projects and those who won the tenders. At least five Cabinet secretaries have beeen questioned over the scandal.
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