EACC Raids Homa Bay County Assembly
The Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission yesterday evening raided the Homa Bay County Assembly and arrested the Principal Accountant Maurice Amek.
The officers were after the Assembly Clerk Bob Kephers and the clerk but the clerk made away as they came in.the two are being sought after for the embezzlement of funds amounting to millions of shillings.
Mr.Amek was detained as the officers ransacked his office and two of his houses in the town.
South Nyanza EACC Regional officer Abraham Kemboi said Amek is alleged of acquiring property worth over 50 million shillings while the county assembly clerk is said to have recently acquired 30M worth of property which he had paid for in cash.
During the raid,EACC officials recovered electronic items,some documents and an unknown amount of oney from the accountants house.
Mr.Kemboi added that some county officers will be summoned to record statements once the documents are analyzed.