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EPRA DG Oimeke Spends Night In Cell After Receiving Sh200,000 Bribe

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Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority ( EPRA) boss Robert Pavel Oimeke  was on Thursday arrested by EACC detectives and detained at the Integrity Centre’s basement cells after allegedly receiving a Ksh 200,000 bribe.
Confirming the arrest, EACC head of communication Mr Philip Kagucia said the suspect was arrested by the detectives after receiving the said money from an employee of an Oyugis based Petrol station.
According to the anti-graft agency, the station employee had sought Mr Oimeke help in reopening the station after it was closed after it was found in possession of super export petrol.
After being cleared by the Kenya Revenue Authority and paying a fine of Ksh 309,842 the station was given a clearance letter by the taxman.
Mr Oimeke is set to be arraigned on Friday.


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