Thursday August 9, 2018 - Director of Public Prosecutions, Nordin Hajj, has ordered CID Director, George Kinoti, to investigate embezzlement of millions of shillings in the Judiciary.
The investigations were triggered by three different internal audit reports from an anonymous whistle blower which revealed that Sh 36 million has been embezzled at Milimani Law Courts, Nairobi.
The report shows that Sh36 million was lost through various schemes, including fake receipts, fraudulent alteration of receipt books and parallel receipt books.
For instance, at the Commercial Tax Division, court fees amounting to Sh26 million were receipted using 371 receipts that were not recorded in the Judiciary’s official records.
In the Environment and Land Registry, revenue of Sh7,574,559 was lost through issuance of 116 fake receipts while in the Civil Division, Sh498,635 was lost through issuance of eight fake receipts.
The second questionable contract to be investigated relates to the provision of security that the Judiciary awarded to Bedrock Security Services Limited and Lavington Security Limited.
According to the DPP, the contracts were renewed without following procurement procedures and regulations.
However, addressing the press on Wednesday Registrar of the Judiciary, Anne Amadi, told journalists that she has nothing to fear because she…
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