Energy regulatory authority boss charged for allegedly demanding Ksh.500K bribe

Energy regulatory authority boss charged for allegedly demanding Ksh.500K bribe

The Director General of the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) was on Thursday arraigned before the anti-corruption court to face corruption charges.

Mr. Pavel Robert Oimeke was accused of demanding a bribe of Ksh.500,000 to authorize the unsealing and opening of a filling station in Homa Bay County.

He pleaded not guilty and was released on a cash bail of Ksh.200,000.

Mr. Omieke was charged following a probe into the incident by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).