Inside Gichuru’s Sh20bn empire

Mr Chris Okemo (right) hands a certificate of long service to a Kenya Power employee Justin Kimani when he was Energy minister. Looking on is KPLC boss Samuel Gichuru.

What you need to know:

  • How self-initiated divorce case lifted the lid on former Kenya Power & Lighting Company boss’s best kept secrets and exposed him to investigation by British fraud unit
  • Papers filed by former wife in divorce court claim $10 million held in a bank account at HSBC bank in St Helier on Jersey in the British Channel Islands

What started as a simple divorce case filed by former Kenya Power & Lighting Company boss Samuel Gichuru ended up fast-tracking his name to the list of wanted money launderers.


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