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EACC detectives storm Afya House to probe Sh5 billion theft


Detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) on Friday stormed Afya House, the head office of the Ministry of Health, as part of investigations into the loss of Sh5 billion.

The money is suspected to have been stolen in the last financial year or paid to phony companies, according to a leaked audit report addressed to the Cabinet secretary, Dr Cleopa Mailu.

The detectives involved in the morning operation were led by were led by EACC deputy chief executive Michael Mubea.

The raid comes a day after senior officials at the ministry refused to co-operate in shedding light on leaked audit report.

Senators had on Thursday told Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu and his Principal Secretary Nicholas Muraguri to take responsibility of the mess.