City Lawyer Arrested For Attempting To Bribe Police Officer With Ksh. 900,000

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DCI Detectives on Thursday arrested a city lawyer for attempting to bribe a police officer with Kshs. 900,000.

Mr. Antony Kirunyu Karoki of Karoki & Co. Advocates was arrested by police officers based at the Kasarani Police Station.

Karoki allegedly wanted to secure the release of five suspects who were arrested on Wednesday for electronic fraud without charges.

“Mr. Antony Kirunyu Karoki; a practicing advocate at Karoki & Co. Advocates was today arrested by Kasarani detectives following an attempt to bribe the Investigations Officer with Kshs. 900, 000 to secure the release of Five suspects of Electronic Fraud without charges,” said the DCI.

“The five suspects were arrested yesterday, 12th August 2020, with over 2,100 registered and unregistered subscriber lines among other electronic gadgets, and were being processed for arraignment when the suspect in question appeared,” said the DCI.

The amount which was in Ksh. 1,000 denomination has been documented by the Scenes of Crime personnel and kept as exhibit.

The suspect has been placed in custody and is set to be charged with several offenses under the Bribery Act No. 47 of 2016 and the Penal Code.

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