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Bank accounts of 40 civil servants and 14 business persons linked to the Ksh.8 Billion National Youth Service( NYS) scam have been frozen.

The Director of Criminal Prosecutions Noordin Haji while addressing the press in his office today 28th May, said all accounts through which funds were channeled have been frozen to pave way for more investigations.

“Suspects will be arraigned in court tomorrow to answer charges. In addition to prosecution, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions will work jointly with that of the Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) and Anti-Corruption Commission in recovery of proceeds of crime & freezing of accounts through which funds channeled,” said Noordin

He further stated that those arrested will be arraigned in court tomorrow, Tuesday 28th of May.

Noordin also called on those hiding to report at the office of the Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

The DPP also stated that some banks played a major role in the scam.

"Some banks are under investigation for being used as conduits for transferring the stolen funds also,”

A team of 13 prosecutors has been appointed to deal with the National Youth Service (NYS) graft cases.

Suspects who have so far been arrested are linked to the loss of Ksh. 400 Million fraudulent payments by NYS to suppliers.

As ventsiri reported earlier, some admitted that they received money for supplying air.

 

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