Kidero and wife block EACC probe on bank accounts

Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and his wife Dr Susan Mboya at a funeral in Asumbi on December 7, 2015. The governor and his wife have obtained court orders barring EACC probe into their bank accounts over allegations of economic crime. PHOTO | TOM OTIENO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The EACC had claimed that Dr Kidero and Dr Susan Mboya had colluded to corruptly transfer public funds to those accounts.

  • The commission had wanted to search two US-dollar accounts at Commercial Bank of Africa and Standard Chartered Bank, and a sterling pound account belonging to Dr Kidero.

  • Dr Kidero and Dr Mboya have denied the allegations and accused the EACC of acting in bad faith to illegally obtain the search warrants.

Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and his wife Tuesday obtained orders stopping investigations into their private accounts over allegations of economic crime.

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