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Photos of Arror dam site

By Standard Reporter | July 23rd 2019

Treasury CS Henry Rotich and his PS Kamau Thugge and four others were on Tuesday arraigned in court to face 24 charges, among them abuse of office, conspiracy to defraud and engaging in a project without planning in the Arror and Kimwarer dam scandal case.

A spot check by the Standard found out that there was nothing going on at the Arror Dam site.

Residents of Kipsaya area in Elgeyo Marakwet County at the of Arror dam site. [ Peter Ochieng/Standard]
AP officers guarding one of the machines left by the contractor at Arror dam site. [ Phillip Ochieng, Standard]

Kerio Valley Development Authority former MD David Kimosop (in a white shirt) on a tour at Kipsaiya in Marakwet West were Arror multi-purpose dam was to be constructed. [ Fred Kibor/ Standard]

The Director of Public Prosecution Noordin Haji on Monday ordered the arrest of senior government officials over fraud linked to two multi-purpose dams in Kerio Valley

Key among them included Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich (National Treasury), PS National Treasury Kamau Thuge, Dr Susan Koech PS East Africa Community, MD Kerio Valley Development Authority David Kipchumba Kimosop , Kennedy Nyakundi (National Treasury), Titus Mureithi and Jackson Njau Kinyanjui.

The arrests followed a series of investigations by Director of Criminal Investigation and the DPP’s office after a public outcry over the two dams overseen by the Italian construction company CMC Di Ravenna.

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