Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Danaya faces fraud charges

WESTERN Governor Dr Bob Danaya faces four fraud-related charges in relation to a provincial executive council decision to sack administrator William Goina, The National reports.
Danaya was arrested by the police fraud squad in the National Capital District.
He was released on a K4,000 bail yesterday afternoon.
Director of the police fraud squad unit Timothy Gitua said Danaya was questioned, charged and detained at the Boroko police station before being bailed.
He said Danaya was charged with forgery, uttering a false document, false pretence and conspiracy to defraud the state.
The charges related to a Western provincial execu­ive council decision made to the national executive council to terminate the appointment of Goina as provincial administrator.
Gitua said the charges did not relate to money.
“Based on the recommendation by the provincial assembly, the NEC made the decision to effect Goina’s termination,” he said.
NCD metropolitan commander Supt Peter Guinness confirmed Danaya’s arrest

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