Elgeyo Marakwet Deputy Governor Wesley Rotich has today been arrested by sleuths from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
Rotich was arrested earlier today in Eldoret Uasin Gishu in what appears to be obtaining goods by false pretence.
Sources privy to his impoundment indicate that the Deputy County chief had obtained car tyres from an Indian businessman on credit and failed to pay for them.
Attempts to reach the Wesley to settle his debt resulted into the County official issuing a bouncing cheque to the owner o9f the business.
Rotich was later on taken to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations offices in Eldoret
The Deputy governor denied the fraud allegations leveled against him, and was released on Kshs. 50,000 cash bail.
The hearing for this case has been set for June 7, 2021 .
More to follow….