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Pastor Ng’ang’a arrested for allegedly defrauding businessman

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James Ng’ang’a, a televangelist who began his trade as a street preacher was arrested yesterday and spent the night at Central Police Station, Nairobi.

The pastor was arrested for allegedly defrauding a businessman of Sh3.5 million.

In March, pastor Ng’ang’a was charged with threatening to kill journalist Linus Kaikai.

Kaikai, who is the Strategy and Innovation Director at Royal Media Services (RMS) had gone after rogue pastors and demanded that religious organisations be regulated.

Ng’ang’a’s charge sheet read in part: “…indicated or implied that it was or might be desirable to bring death or physical injury to the Citizen TV journalist Linus Kaikai”.

He appeared before Resident Magistrate Justus Kituku at the Kiambu Law Courts and denied the charges.He was released on Sh200,000 cash bail.

source:Standard.co.ke

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23-year-old who evaded arrest by shaving his dreadlocks arrested

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BY KEVIN KOECH

A 23-year-old is set to have it rough at the state correctional facilities after being allegedly found cohabiting with a minor, and evaded arrest by shaving off his dreadlocks.

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, detectives working on the case of a missing 13 year-old girl, arrested one Marcos Menza Masumbuko who is said to have lured the girl to his house.

The suspect allegedly used a social media platform to befriend and lured the minor to his house.

She later escaped to her aunt’s place in Nyakach, Kisumu County, and assisted the Police in arresting her captor.

Marcos upon learning of her dissapearance, shaved off his dreadlocks immediately after a missing child report was published.

The sleuths warned against any Kenyan found mistreating a child and promised stern action to those found culpable.

They also warned Kenyan parents to monitor their children’s activities on social media, owing to the increasing engagement of social media for e-learning materials

President Uhuru Kenyatta vowed to deal firmly with sexual offenders and victims of domestic violence, forming a special unit to investigate into the happenings that have so far been reported

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Aisha Jumwa to remain in police custody until Thursday for plea taking

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BY KEVIN KOECH

Malindi Member of Parliament Aisha Jumwa will spend three nights in police custody after a Mombasa court ruled on the issue.

The court ruled that the MP should remain in custody until the day that she will take plea.

“The two accused persons shall be remanded at port police station pending psychiatric examination. Pre-bail assessment shall be undertaken on each of the accused,” Judge Njoki Mwangi ruled.

“Accused to be escorted to Coast General on 21st Oct for psychiatric examination,”she added.

Jumwa has been in the limelight since October 2019.

Police officers linked her and her bodyguard to chaos and a shooting that erupted during campaigns.

The lawmaker allegedly had something to do with the shooting during campaigns for the by election in Ganda Ward, Kilifi County.

Aisha Jumwa and her bodyguard Geoffrey Okuto Otieno will take plea on murder charges.

While giving the ruling, Judge Njoki Mwangi noted that although the outspoken MP and her bodyguard were released o bail pending trial over charges of misappropriation of funds, the amount did not apply to the murder charges.

According to the Judge, The court had released them on different terms. Therefore, the terms did not to the murder charges brought before the court.

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Reports indicate that the Malindi MP stormed into a venue where political leaders had a meeting.

On doing so, a scuffle ensued and an ODM agent got shot. Unfortunately, the agent passed on.

A section of ODM leaders had organized the meeting to come up with a strategy to conduct a mini poll.

Asked whether she had anything to do with the shooting, Aisha Jumwa claimed that the ODM party had something to do with the death of one of their agents.

The ruling comes days after the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) approved the murder charges against her and her bodyguard.

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Court documents shows shocking amount Kidero used during 2017 Nairobi gubernatorial elections

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BY KEVIN KOECH

Former Nairobi governor Evans Kidero, the 2017 gubernatorial elections will remain in his memory as it was an uphill task.

Evans Kidero fought to retain his seat from Peter Kenneth and Mike Mbuvi Sonko.

Fresh details have emerged that the former Nairobi county boss spent Ksh 418 million during the campaign but ended up losing his seat.

According to an article by the Standard, the lost campaign emanates from a long tax battle with the Kenya Revenue Authority.

A court document filed by Kidero’s lawyers shows that he spent Ksh 37 million on his party the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM).

At the same time, Ksh 53 million was used to set up his campaign centre.

Kidero’s team spent another Ksh 75 million on media and publicity, Ksh 25 million on the nomination, Sh 47 million on publicity materials, while his agents used Ksh 55 million to reimburse travellers.

Kidero additionally rented an office at the cost of Ksh 7 million that he used to carry out his political activities for 36 months.

The former governor splashed Ksh 20 million to launch his political bid while Ksh 8 million went on research and poll tracking.

Further, the document reveals that Kidero used Ksh 19 million to fuel cars and Ksh 25 million to monitor elections.

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An additional Ksh 16 million was for capital expenditure, while Ksh 6 million was for entertainment.

According to the document filed by Kidero, it also gives a list of the guests who attended his fundraiser. Most of them include influential business people in the country.

It’s alleged the former county boss was to spend Ksh 423 million in the campaign, but he ended up spending Ksh 418 million.

After losing to Mike Sonko, Kidero remained with Ksh 4 million as pocket change.

However, on its part, KRA says that despite spending that amount on campaigning, he still needed to pay tax.

The taxman added that Kidero received the funds before campaigns kicked off.

KRA said that the tribunal ignored the fund deposit between 2011 and 2013.

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