Nairobi, KENYA:Directorate of criminal investigation told parliamentary accounts committee on Wednesday that suspended deputy National Youth Service NYS Director Adan Halakhe’s computer password was not hacked contrary to early allegations on the matter linking him to the loss of shs 791 million in NYS scandal.
CID boss Ndegwa Muhoro said initial investigations indicated loss of millions of shillings from m the NYS saga was not as a result of hacking of a password ,unless it was shared or the user failed to log out .
Halakhe had earlier said that he raised concerns that his password for the Integrated Financial Management System (IFMIS) system had been hacked to steal the money.
Muhoro also said despite the fact that his directorate recommended that Halakhe be prosecuted, director of public prosecution Keriako Tobiko recommended that he should be treated as a witness.
“In conclusion of this set of investigations , the investigators recommended charging of several persons chair ,there is one of the persons we had recommended to be charged chair,and advise from Dpp was that we treat him as a witness and he was the then AIE beholder .initially they were twenty three who were to face charges.” said Muhoro
The Muhoro team told the committee that millions of shillings was transferred from one account to another at night using family bank accounts involving majorly companies owned by Josephine kabura and some by business man Ben Gethi.
Muhoro insisted that investigation revealed that Gethi and Kabura were in touch though Gethi denied.
He denied allegations that he is shielding some individuals who were involved in the NYS saga.
The committee rescheduled its meeting with kabura to next week to answer pertinent questions linking her to Nys scandal .
Kabura is linked to NYS scandal where millions of shillings were allegedly wired to her accounts and firms.