Agencies & Stakeholders

Assets Recovery Agency

The Assets Recovery Agency
is – among other tasks in charge of getting hold of assets that were at least suspected to have been acquired illegaly or with illegaly acquired finances.

The agency is established in Sec 52 to 55 of the Proceeds of Crimes and Anti-Money Laundering Act

The agency was involved in 2015/ 16 in the Anne Waiguru / NYS case (ext. link) in which the agency set foot on property of Waiguru. Waiguru took legal action against this.

You can find out about the agency’s actions by searching online in the Kenya Gazette (ext. link) for the search term “assets recovery agency”. The search can be restricted to a specific calender year.

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