Sacked National Bank CEO spends a cold Friday night in cell

Immediate Former boss of NBK spend a cold night in the cell after failed plan to flee the country

Former National Bank of Kenya Chief Executive Munir Ahmed was on Thursday night arrested at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as he attempted to leave the country.

Mr. Ahmed was arrested by detectives from the Banking Fraud Investigations Unit after they got a wind that he was trying to flee the country. Police said they had been informed Ahmed was fleeing the country and would not return. The Star reported

He was sacked in April together with five other executives over questionable deals at the bank including money laundering, illegal loans and theft.

Munir spend the night as a guest of the state and was released on Friday and was later arraigned at the Milimani law courts same day. Police said charges against the other managers are also ready and they would soon appear in court.

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