Police have handed over case files containing accusations preferred against former Water and Sanitation Corporation Chief Executive Officer, James Sano and Emmanuel Kamanzi, the former Managing Director of Energy Development Corporation Ltd (EDCL) to prosecution for further action.
Both officials are accused of illegally awarding public tenders.
Speaking to IGIHE, the Police spokesperson, ACP Theos Badege said that Sano,
Kamanzi and two more people connived to fleece the government of funds and good services through irregular award of tenders.
The police said that Sano is accused of wrongfully awarding a single-source public tender worth Rwf61 million to
Cerrium Advisory Ltd to recruit and orient new WASAC employees.
Sano is also accused of illegally awarding construction of water treatment center worth Rwf371million at Kayenzi in Kamonyi District, without elaborating the terms of reference and without a bill of quantity flouting the standards tendering norms.
For EDCL’s Emmanuel Kamanzi, Police says that he allegedly awarded public tenders illegally and misused government property.
Police says that Kamanzi illegally awarded $45,000 tender for buying ten transformers and 400 electric poles worth $280 million.
The Auditor General’s report issued in May 2017 indicated that WASAC had stock of material worth Rwf1.3 billion which had not optimally utilized and non-revenue water losses amounted to 42%, the equivalent of Rwf8.6 billion.