Police on Monday published names of the NYS officials who were arrested in a crackdown on those linked to the Sh9 billion scandal.
The detectives said 13 of the suspects were arrested in Nairobi while four were rounded up in Naivasha, among them Ann Wanjiku who allegedly pocketed Sh59m after ‘supplying air’.
They were taken to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations headquarters for processing after passing the night at Muthaiga police station.
They are:Richard Ndubai – NYS Director-General, Sam Michuki – deputy NYS director general,Peter Muchui, Matano Odoyo – NYS, Sammy Mbugua, Timothy Kiplangat Rotich, Wellanalo Mulupi, David Kirui, Ferdinard Matavo, Keziah Mwangi, Duba Galgalo, Isaiah Adalo Chopia, James Thuita Nderitu and Yvonne Wanjiku Ngugi.
At least 20 NYS suspects linked to the Sh9 billion NYS scam will be arraigned on Tuesday, DPP Noordin Haji has said.
They include NYS Director General Richard Ndubai and Public Service PS Lilian Omollo who surrendered herself to detectives on Monday morning.
Noordin said 40 public servants, 14 directors and proprietors of business entities and 10 companies who colluded to defraud the agency are lined up for prosecution.
Haji called on suspects that are yet to be arrested to surrender themselves to the DCI or the nearest police station.
The DPP said phase one of investigations contained in ten files he received on Sunday from the DCI indicated that there was no procurement that was undertaken before the money was paid out.