NHIF boss arrested in Sh1.5b graft probe

NHIF CEO Geoffrey Mwangi. /FILE
NHIF CEO Geoffrey Mwangi. /FILE

National Hospital Insurance Fund CEO Geoffrey Mwangi and finance director Joseph Mbuvi were on Friday arrested for failure to provide documents required in a Sh100 million corruption case at the agency.

Mwangi was grilled by detective at the DCI headquarters along Kiambu Road for hours before being locked up at Mutahiga police station. He will be charged with obstruction of justice on Monday.

A source told the Star the CEO failed failed to give investigators required documents in Sh100 million graft case the officers have been following for a while now.

The detectives have been combing documents at NHIF on allegations of financial misappropriation with regard to a digital payment system.