Kiambu head of Liquor Licensing arrested for soliciting Sh10K bribe

The Head of Liquor Licensing in Githunguri, Kiambu County, was on Wednesday arrested by detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) for allegedly soliciting a Ksh.40,000 bribe from a bar owner in the region.

Mercy Wambui is said to have demanded the bribe after she, alongside other County Enforcement Officers, impounded goods belonging to the complainant on June 28.

“On 28 June 2023, Kiambu County Enforcement Officers, including the suspect, went to the complainant’s bar business premises and found her employees stocking beverages and undertaking stock-taking for the day,” an EACC insider told Citizen Digital