Wa Iria faces arrest for ignoring Senate summons

Muranga County Governor Mwangi Wa Iria.

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What you need to know:

  • The County Public Accounts and Investments Committee invoked its powers under the Constitution and the Parliamentary Powers and Privileges Act to direct Mr Mutyambai to arrest the governor and present him before the committee.
  • The Auditor-General's report on the county's financial records questions expenses amounting to Sh24 billion for the 2014/15 and 2017/18 financial years.

  • The committee said it will ensure the probe is concluded for the sake of Murang’a residents.

A Senate committee has written to Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai demanding the arrest of Murang’a Governor Mwangi wa Iria for ignoring its summons.

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