Businessman arrested for trying to bribe Sonko

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A Nairobi businessman is set to be arraigned in court on Wednesday for allegedly trying to bribe Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko.

Mr. Praful Kumar was arrested on Monday evening at his residence in Kanamai, Kilifi County by detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

Confirming the arrest, EACC said the tycoon wanted Governor Sonko to allow the construction of his hotel in Gigiri which was stopped by the Nairobi County Government on Thursday, August 16.

Mr. Kumar was found with cash amounting to Ksh.5 million at his Kilifi residence.

He is set to face corruption related charges.


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