Rashid Echesa [Source/courtesy]
The Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) has this Saturday 14th March, stopped and arrested a pilot at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).
Pilot Subow Mohamed Ahmed was arrested in connection to the ongoing 39 Billion Fake Arms deal investigation, which former Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa is a main suspect.
DCI said the pilot was a wanted suspect the case.
“On the strength of a stop order issued by DCI Hqs Investigations Bureau, Detectives based at JKIA have arrested Subow Mohamed Ahmed, a Kenyan Pilot working with a local Aviation company.
“Mr Subow is wanted in connection with Investigations into the 39 Billion Fake Arms deal,” DCI said through a statement.
However, the DCI is yet to reveal what awaits the pilot after the arrest.
Several suspects have so far been arrested in connection to this case, which has also put the office of the deputy president, William Ruto, into the saga.
Echesa held a meeting at the DP Ruto’s office together with his ‘business partners’ before the fake deal emerged to the limelight.
A police officer who was attached at the DP’s office and who was on duty during the meeting died before recording a statement with the investigating team.
Sergeant Kipyegon Kenei, 33, of Administration Police’s was found dead at his home.