EACC officials raid Tharaka-Nithi deputy governor's home

Tharaka-Nithi Deputy Governor Eliud Murithi Mati, whose homes in Tharaka-Nithi and Meru counties were raided by anti-graft detectives on October 21, 2016. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The sleuths from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commissions (EACC) were in search of documents that could link the politician to graft.
  • An EACC officer told the Nation that Dr Mati co-operated with the team which went turned down cabinets in his home looking for documents that could implicate him in irregularities.
  • Some Tharaka Nithi politicians had also asked for the Dr Mati, a former teacher, to be investigated over quick rise to riches.

Anti-graft agency sleuths raided the homes of Tharaka-Nithi Deputy Governor Murithi Mati and a retired chief and seized more than Sh2 million in fake currency.

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