Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Keriako Tobiko directed the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to join the prosecution team to participate in the review of the file of the case seeing theft of 7.5 million U.S. dollars and a conspiracy to steal 6.6 million dollars from a youth fund.
"The CS has not recorded a statement regarding this matter.
"It is important that the CS records a statement," Tobiko
said in a statement released in Nairobi.
The scandal at the National Youth Service
(NYS), the country's premier vocational training institute for under privileged youth involving some of its flagship projects, has caused a political storm with the opposition demanding that the CS steps aside the same way five of her
The NYS falls under Waiguru's docket.
also dismissed an investigation report on the scandal conducted by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI), citing multiple government agencies and people who ought to have been questioned by the investigators.
stated that he
had received an inquiry file into the alleged fraudulent transactions from the DCI and that a team of prosecutors was currently reviewing the file.
noted that from the evidence, huge deposits were made to and withdrawals made from bank accounts belonging to several suspect companies and individuals.
"All these accounts are domiciled in Family Bank
, KTDA Branch.
"It is not clear from the file how such huge deposits and withdrawals could have been made without the suspect transactions being reports to the Financial Reporting Centre
(FRC) or the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK)," Tobiko
The others, according to Tobiko
, have recorded statements as potential prosecution witnesses.