The chief executive officer of Kenya’s monopoly power distributor was charged in court after handing himself over to authorities investigating corruption allegations.
The probe into alleged graft at the state-owned company forms part of a widening crackdown ordered by President Uhuru Kenyatta earlier this year. His administration is seeking to improve controls over public funds to help finance last month’s record budget.
Kenya Power & Lighting Ltd. CEO Ken Tarus surrendered at the headquarters of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations on Sunday after a warrant was issued for his arrest, the office said in a tweet.
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