Ukur Yattani, former Treasury CS, and Marsabit Governor have been apprehended

Ukur Yatani

EACC investigators conducted raids on the residences of former Treasury CS Ukur Yatani and Governor Ali Mohammud Mohammed in Nairobi and Marsabit on Wednesday, in connection with suspected corruption activities.

The two were interrogated separately over alleged embezzlement of funds from Marsabit County Government.

While Yattani was picked from his Nairobi home, Governor Mahammud was arrested in Marsabit, the two said to have been involved in the alleged embezzlement of Ksh 8.2 billion from Marsabit County.

The commission managed to impound computers, documents and two safes from the Former Treasury CS residences which they maintained are crucial to the investigations.

Yatani was grilled by the detectives at Integrity Center and was accompanied by his lawyers Senior Counsel James Orengo and Otiende Amollo.

Mohamud, on the other hand was grilled in Isiolo.

Marsabit Governor Mohamud Ali arrives at EACC upper Eastern region offices in Isiolo shortly after his arrest. He was grilled over alleged embezzlement of billions of shillings

Yatani was the Marsabit governor between 2013-2017.

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