Former NLC boss Muhammad Swazuri arrested over SGR scandal


National Land Commission former chairman Muhammad Swazuri and several others have been arrested.

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) detectives picked up the officials from their homes in Nairobi on Wednesday morning.

Their arrest is linked to fraudulent compensation for land acquired by the commission for the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway.

The money in question is over sh100 million.

ODPP has also listed names of 24 individuals set to be prosecuted along Swazuri.

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