Local chief and nyumba kumi elders get arrested.
Shock as local chief and nyumba kumi elders see the inside of a jail. According to the directorate of criminal investigations, the individuals were arrested because of charge of assault and arson.
DCI reported,”LOCAL CHIEF, NYUMBA KUMI ELDERS ARRESTED. A Chief based in Embu county and a college of Nyumba Kumi elders from Kirigi sub-location are guests of the State at Manyatta Police Station.
These individuals had last year, On the eve of the merry Christmas, stormed into Anthony’s house and beat him mercilessly, leaving him for the dead, to finish the job , they set his house on fire.
DCI narrated,”Lincoln Muthee Kithaka the Chief in-charge of Kanduri South Location together with eight elders were arrested yesterday on charges of arson and assault, following recommendations by the Director of Public Prosecutions, after an inquiry implicated them in the attack of one Anthony Njue on December 24, last year.”
“The suspects had stormed Njue’s home on the material day broke into his house, assaulted him and set his house on fire,” the DCI added.
An inquiry file was opened, where investigations were launched and the happening of that day established.
Thereby, the sleuths received a recommendation to arrest and prosecute the suspects.
DCI reported,”Inquiry file no.1/2022 was opened to establish what exactly transpired and on February 24, 2023, a report was received by our officers based at Manyatta police station recommending the prosecution of the suspects.