- The DCI Director George Kinoti had indicated that they will do investigation that will lead to arrest of those involved in the 39 billion fake arms deal.
- Mr Subow is wanted in connection with Investigations into the 39 Billion Fake Arms deal.
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has on Saturday arrested a pilot suspected to have been part of the Sh39 billion military equipment deal.
Subow Mohamed Ahmed, a pilot working with a Kenyan Aviation company was on Saturday arrested at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) following stop orders by DCI.
“On the strength of a stop order issued by DCI Hqs Investigations Bureau, Detectives based at JKIA have arrested Subow Mohamed Ahmed, a Kenyan Pilot working with a local Aviation company. “ DCI reported on their twitter handle.
Mr Subow is wanted in connection with the on going Investigations of the 39 Billion Fake Arms deal.
The DCI Director George Kinoti had indicated that they will carry out investigation that will lead to arrest of those involved in the 39 billion fake arms deal.
According to the DCI Subow Mohamed was a wanted man in connection to the fake tender deal. The DCI however did not disclose the role of the pilot in the tender deal.
Detectives are believed to be following up with more leads and more arrests are expected to follow. The complex tender deal in which Rashid Echesa was at the center stage has elicited heated debate following the Murder of sergeant Kenei.
The former Sports CS was captured on CCTV cameras with some white men who were to be awarded the fake tender. The deal would later turn sour when detectives nabbed Mr. Echesa shortly after leaving the Deputy President’s office.
Documents obtained by the DCI showed forged document had signatures of Defense CS and detectives have identified persons from the defense ministry who are suspected to be involved.
Upon the arrest of Echesa and other three suspects, sergeant Kipyegon Kenei was found murdered in his house. Sergeant Kenei was a guard at the DPs office and was also captured on the CCTV footage on the day the meeting took place. He was seen with other member of the team involved in the fake deal and he also exchanged phone calls with unnamed person.
Prior to his murder, Sergeant Kenei was a Key witness but he was killed before recording his statement.