200 Bank Accounts For Ministry Of Finance Officials Frozen


The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has frozen over 200 bank accounts of senior officials at the Ministry of Finance, in relation to theft of public funds amounting to over K 100 million.

Among the officials are Auditors, Directors and Accountants.

In an interview, ACC Director General, Tom Shamakamba, says the decision by the Commission is within the law pending the determination of investigations.

Mr. Shamakamba says when the commission is investigating people, their bank accounts ought to be frozen to preserve assets.

Recently, the Commission instituted investigations against some Ministry of Finance officials for allegedly siphoning over K100 million between the period 2018 and 2021 using fictitious events.- Diamond TV


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