Mathira MP, Rigathi Gachagua who is an ardent supporter of Deputy President William Ruto made sh. 5.8 billion from various ministries and state agencies, details have emerged showing how he laundered the money through a complex scheme.
Asset Recovery Agencies established that his company (Jenne Enterprises Limited) were involved in scheme and received huge sums of money from state agencies and ministries.
ARA stated in court that “There are reasonable grounds to believe that the suspect’s bank accounts were used as a conduit for money laundering in efforts to conceal, disguise the nature, source, disposition and movement of illicit funds and should be preserved” ARA stated in court.
Ministry of Lands (Kenya Informal Settlements Programme), State Department for Special Planning, Ministry of Health, Bungoma County government are among the agencies that Gachagua received money from.
Anti-Corruption , through Onyango recently issued orders stopping the MP and Jenne Enterprises from dealing with or transferring more than 200 million shillings in several accounts associated with the MP.
One of the three accounts holds Sh165 million, a second account holds Sh35 million while the other holds Sh773,228 and the A fourth account, holding Sh1,138,142, is registered in the name of Jenne Enterprise