In Summary
  • Onchana, the head of public service and secretary of the county public service board, was arrested on Tuesday evening.
  • Former county employee Alloys Moseti is to be paid Sh1.6 million for unfair dismissal in 2014.

Nyamira County Secretary Erick Onchana spent Tuesday night in police cells following his arrest for disobeying a court order to pay a former employee Sh1.6 million as compensation for unfair dismissal.

Mr Onchana, the head of public service and secretary of the county public service board, was arrested on Tuesday evening.

DODGING

The secretary was apprehended by police officers from Nyamira and Kericho counties following the issuing of a warrant last Friday.

The case concerns the payment of that amount to former county employee Alloys Moseti over his dismissal in 2014. Mr Moseti had been serving as a political adviser in the governor’s office.

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