Police have arrested nine individuals who work for Njiwa sacco in connection with the disappearance of Ksh.160 million from the savings society. These nine individuals are employees of the National Intelligence Service (NIS) and were apprehended as a result of a joint investigation conducted by detectives and officials from the intelligence agency.
The suspects who have been identified as follows: Amos Kipchumba, who served as the internal auditor; Violet Wali, the loans manager; Caren Langat, the accountant; Hamisi Zaunga and Miriam Nthenya, system analysts; Nicodemus Osiemo, a teller; Eric Rono from Sure-step Systems; Moses Ntoinya, an NIS officer who collaborated with the SACCO staff to divert the funds; and Tony Wabomba, a former employee of the SACCO society. All of them have been dismissed from their positions at the SACCO.
These individuals will be presented in court on Monday, September 25, where they will face multiple charges, including conspiracy to commit a felony, embezzlement by employees, fraudulent accounting by employees, negligence, computer fraud, forgery, using false documents, and unauthorized access with the intent to commit a crime, among others, as stated by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
In addition to these arrests, the police are actively pursuing three other suspects believed to have been involved in the incident.