Former Devolution PS Peter Mangiti arrested over NYS scam

Former Devolution Principal Secretary, Peter Mangiti, has been arrested by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) detectives after grilling over the Ksh 1.6 billion loss at them National Youth Service (NYS).

Mangiti was arrested alongside former National Youth Service (NYS) Finance Director, Samuel Wachenje, and ten others linked to the cash theft at the service.

They were grilled by the anti-corruption detectives at Integrity Centre before being arrested and taken to Milimani Law Courts where they are set to be charged with the theft.

Mangiti was accused of facilitating the theft by the virtue of being the Ministry of Devolution’s Accounting Officer.

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