Waiguru: I have never met that Kabura woman – AUDIO
Former devolution cabinet secretary Anne Waiguru has distanced herself from recent claims that she shared the loot with a suspect in the Sh791 NYS scandal.
Ms Waiguru termed the allegations as ridiculous and blamed cartels for engaging in a smear campaign.
She claimed her intention to run for political office is making people uncomfortable.
In a tell-it-all interview with Nation FM’s State of the Nation morning show, Ms Waiguru said she had never met the suspect Josephine Kabura.
‘NEVER MET HER’
“I have never met the woman ever in my life, I have never even seen her other than in the papers,” stated Ms Waiguru.
The former CS went on to discredit statements that Ms Kabura made in an affidavit that was filed in court on Monday.
“It is clearly a document that has been developed to malign my name you can check that, other than just calling me any other person mentioned in that affidavit and ask them if they have ever been in that situation she has actually talked about there,” said Ms Waiguru.
The former CS added that Ms Kabura should know that lying while under oath is criminal and she should be able to prove any of the claims she made in her affidavit.
Ms Waiguru said that the time Ms Kabura says they met in Runda, she had already moved to her new house in Kitisuru.
MOVED TO KITISURU
“She says we met in Runda at a certain point, now at that time when she says we met in Runda I had already moved to Kitisuru.
“Two, she says we met with Harakhe and her in 2014 and some people also from the ministry. Harakhe joined the ministry in February of 2015 it was the first time I ever set my eyes on him,” said Ms Waiguru.
The former CS went on to specifically disclose Ms Kaburu’s line of business, adding that there was no connection between her, Mutahi Ngunyi and others said to have been present during the meeting at Runda.
“She says that she used to service my computer, I thought she was a hairdresser..she is a hairdresser, I mean it’s ridiculous to say the least, it’s ridiculous,” said Ms Waiguru.
When asked by Nation FM’s morning show presenter Mumbi if she would be suing Ms Kabura, the former CS said she does not need to sue the business woman as she (Ms Kabura) is already in court.
“She is already in court, she has been charged the second time, this is the second charge she got yesterday on money laundering. The first one was by I think CID and DPP, this is the second one on money laundering by the anti-money laundering body. she will definitely be charged with contempt of court, I don’t even need to sue her,” added Ms Waiguru.
Ms Kabura, who has been charged in connection with the corruption scandal at NYS, on Monday filed damning papers in court claiming that Ms Waiguru received a share of the Sh791 million loot.
She added that Ms Waiguru was at the centre of the scandal and knew what was going on all along and even played a key role in devising devious schemes to divert public attention and mislead investigative agencies from getting to the bottom of the scandal.