EACC detectives arrest Oswago over 'Chickengate' scandal

Anti-corruption detectives have arrested former electoral commission chief executive officer James Oswago over the Chickengate scandal.

He was arrested Wednesday morning along with Trevy Oyombra - who is suspected to be the mastermind behind the Sh46 million bribery scandal - and Hamida Ali Kibwana.

The officials are being held at Integrity Centre following the arrest by Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission detectives.

The charges against them relate to the 2010 referendum ballot papers as well as Shinyalu and Bamachoge election papers.