Lari MP Jonah Mburu was on Friday, September 4 arrested over the alleged embezzlement of Sh27 million CDF kitty.
The lawmaker was arrested by EACC detectives alongside Ayaan Mahadhi ( Funds account manager Lari NG-CDF, Peter Mugo Mwangi(Chairman Lari NG-CDFC, Francis Gachoka Kamuyu(Clerk of Works Lari NG-CDF, Paul Nyanjui Mcheru and Grace Muthoni Macharia(NG-CDF)
The suspects were arrested barely an hour after DPP Noordin Haji approved their prosecution over the graft allegations.
The MP, alongside his co-accused, is accused of conflict of interest by receiving public funds from businesses that traded with Lari NG-CDF.
In a statement posted by @ODPP_KE, Peter Mugo, the Lari CDF Chairman was awarded contracts 017/2018 and FY 2018/2019 by the Lari NG-CDFC as follows; Six tenders through Claymug General Suppliers, two tenders through Rumuli Limited, Two tenders through Ndemeki Limited, Three tenders through Kienjiku Textiles and Uniforms General Supplies.