Friday May 17, 2019-Bungoma Senator, Moses Wetangula, is the mastermind of the fake gold scandal where criminals posing as international gold merchants conned United Arab Emirates(UAE) ruler, Sheikh Ali Maktoum, Sh 400 million.
In an exclusive phone conversation, Wetangula, who is also the Ford Kenya party leader, was heard assuring Sheikh Maktoum‘s contact in Dubai how the gold was confiscated in Kenya by police at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on its way to Dubai.
The Emirati leader had paid Sh 400 million upfront to Wetangula and his accomplices and according to the conversation ,the senator was lying that the gold were nabbed by Kenya authorities under the instruction of Interior Cabinet Secretary , Fred Matiangi.
Wetangula convinced the Sheikh‘s contact that he had spoken with National Super Alliance(NASA) leader , Raila Odinga over the seizure and President Uhuru Kenyatta had instructed the release of the seized gold.
Wetangula is among six suspects who are being investigated by Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI), George Kinoti, over fake gold scam.
Already fake gold smuggler, Jared Otieno, is already in police custody for being involved in the gold syndicate racket.
Here is an exclusive conversation of Wetangula and his Dubai contact.
The Kenyan DAILY POST