Water CS Chelugui now being treated as suspect in Itare dam scandal

What you need to know:

  • Mr Chelugui, who spent half of the day at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) headquarters, was asked 120 questions relating to the failed projects.

  • The CS, who was not accompanied by a lawyer, was asked to return to Kiambu Road today as the detectives felt he had not responded adequately to their questions.

Water Cabinet Secretary Simon Chelugui was by Wednesday evening being treated as a suspect in the controversial 28.9 billion Itare Dam project after it emerged that advance payments were made to a contractor who failed to complete the dam under his watch.

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