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December 14, 2018

EX-NHIF boss Simeon Kirgotty, two others arrested over Sh1.5b graft

Former NHIF CEO Simon Ole Kirgotty./FILE
Former NHIF CEO Simon Ole Kirgotty./FILE

Former National Hospital Insurance Fund CEO Simeon ole Kirgotty and two others have been arrested over Sh1.5b graft probe.

Kirgotty was arrested alongside Gilbert Gathuo (Head of ICT) and Robert Mureithi (head of Webtribe).

They were arrested in their Nairobi homes and taken to Muthaiga Police station before being transferred to DCI headquarters for questioning.

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

Related: DPP orders NHIF CEO, Finance boss charged with conspiracy to defeat justice

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