A Nairobi lawyer was arrested on Thursday after attempting to bribe a senior police officer at Karani Police Station to secure the release of five suspects.
According to police, the lawyer; Antony Kirunyu Karoki, presented himself to the Kasarani Subcounty Criminal Investigation Officer (SCIO) and offered Ksh.900,000 in cash to secure the unconditional release of the five suspects who were in custody over electronic fraud.
The advocate is set to be arraigned for several offenses under the Bribery Act No 47 of 2016 and penal code.
Mr. Antony Kirunyu Karoki; a practicing advocate at Karoki & Co. Advocates was today arrested by @DCI_Kenya Kasarani detectives following an attempt to bribe the Investigations Officer with Kshs. 900, 000 to secure the release of Five suspects of Electronic Fraud without charges. pic.twitter.com/kb2alL9Mcs
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) August 13, 2020