Home Kenya News Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko denies criminal charges levelled against him

Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko denies criminal charges levelled against him

12
0

He denied an additional count of forcible entry contrary to section 36 of the penal code. The charges are in relation to an incident that happened on 25th May 2019 at BuruBuru phase 4 in Kamukunji, Nairobi.

This is after Sonko spent Monday night in police cells after being grilled by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations offices in Kiambu.

This is after Sonko spent Monday night in police cells after being grilled by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations offices in Kiambu.

Mike Sonko

.Sonko was grilled by DCI detectives for hours after being summoned in relations to his past utterances and using abusive and derogatory language against the Head of State and Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho.

The development comes after Sonko claimed that together with senior government officials that after the 2017 general elections plotted to burn vehicles during a demonstration by ODM supporters to paint the Party in a bad light.

Interior PS Karanja Kibicho later presented himself at the DCI headquarters last month to record a statement over Sonko’s claims.PS Kibicho further urged the DCI to move with speed to ensure he gets justice and is vindicated from the claims.

On Monday, the former Nairobi Governor sought to block his arrest and honouring sermons by DCI in regards to the accusation.

In other news – Former Cabinet Minister Simeon Nyachae to be buried in a private ceremony

Former Cabinet Minister and Kisii political kingpin Simeon Nyachae will be laid to rest at a private ceremony on Monday, February 15 at his Nyosia home in Nyaribari Chache, Kisii county. Learn more

Source: KBC