Former PS defends wealth, says she did not steal NYS funds
SEE ALSO :Omollo battles for access to accounts“Their claims that money in my accounts was stolen from NYS are incorrect, irrational and malicious. I have never benefited from proceeds of crime and money laundering, the agency deliberately ignored my explanation of the sources of my wealth,” said Omollo. Lady Justice Hedwig Ong’udi in December last year froze 10 accounts belonging to Omollo, her three companies and her three children.
NYS moneyThis is after the agency made an application seeking to have her surrender the funds to the state on grounds that they were part of the money stolen from NYS. The frozen accounts had a total of Sh32.8 million. ARA has argued that since Omollo and other suspects were charged in relations to Sh467,896,993 theft at NYS, investigations have revealed a systematic fraud and siphoning of public funds which must be recovered and returned to state coffers.