Category : News | Sub Category : | Posted on: 2020-02-13 17:00:59
Ex-sports CS Rashid Echesa was arrested by detectives on Thursday and taken to the DCI headquarters for interrogation over attempts to fraudulently obtain money from foreigners in order to secure them government tender for supplying firearms.
The former Sports CS was nabbed in Nairobi CBD and taken to Kilimani police station before he was transferred to the DCI headquarters.
Echesa, an ally of William Ruto, had duped foreigners from Poland and Turkey that he will enable them secure government tender through his connection with the office of the Deputy President.
The car belonging to Echesa has also been impounded by detectives and will act as an exhibit. This is the second time Rashid Echesa is arrested since he was axed from the cabinet by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Last year, he was arrested in relation to the Matungu killings. He was later set free without charge.