Kenya Power impostor busted while demanding for Sh200k bribe
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) detectives on Tuesday arrested a man who was masquerading as a Kenya Power official and had allegedly tried to extort money from a customer.
EACC, in a tweet, said the suspect, identified as Michael Njogu Mburu, was seeking a Sh200,000 bribe to stop action against a complainant whom he had accused of tampering with the electricity meter.
EACC detectives arrest Michael Njogu Mburu claiming to be a Kenya Power Inspector. He demanded a bribe of Ksh.200,000 to stop action against the complainant whom he accused of tampering with the electricity meter. Suspect to be charged in Court on Wednesday.
— EACC (@EACCKenya) August 21, 2018
Mburu, who claimed to be a Kenya Power Inspector, will be arraigned in court on Wednesday.
His arrest comes after police recovered stolen Kenya Power equipment worth Sh20 million at a home in Membley estate, Ruiru on Tuesday morning.
During the raid a suspect was arrested in connection to the stolen equipment.