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Three suspects arrested in connection with Bamburi gang attack

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Three suspected members of a machete-wielding gang which attacked people in Kisauni and Nyali constituencies in Mombasa have been arrested.

The three suspects were identified as Jackson Okelo, 26, Paul Ayub, 18, and 17-year-old Ibrahim Mohammed Hamdan.

Police arrested the three during an operation after the Monday night attack where 13 people were injured.

CRITICAL CONDITION

Four among them were in a critical condition and are being attended to at the Coast General Hospital.

Kisauni Sub-County Police Commander Julius Kiragu said the suspected criminals were found with items they stole from victims of the attack.

“The suspects are being held at Kadzandani police post and they will later in the day be taken to Shanzu Law Courts. We are still continuing with our operation. We must deal with these people,” Mr Kiragu told Nation by phone.

CRACKDOWN

Police launched a crackdown after the marauding youths went on the rampage attacking people.

The attack brought business in Bamburi Mwisho to a standstill.

Some clubs and stalls which operate until late in the night were forced to shut down their business.

The usual Bamburi night life was not witnessed on Monday as roads were deserted.

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State House dismisses claims of rift between Uhuru, Ruto

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State House has denied claims that there was a growing rift between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto, a day after the Head of State lashed out at his critics.

State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena said a series of misleading narratives have been propagated through the mainstream and social media to create an impression that the duo was no longer seeing eye to eye.

On Wednesday, Uhuru seemed to lose his cool when he dismissed critics of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) task force report, saying they were directionless individuals who criticised the document even before it was released.

Dr Ruto and his allies had been leading attacks against the BBI report long before the document was launched only to make a U-turn after its launch.

“Even before we released the report, they were all over telling us about its contents. Now it has been released and they have taken us along a new direction,” the president was quoted saying in Gatundu North Sub-county on Thursday

.But yesterday, Ms Dena was quick to dismiss claims of a simmering rift between the two.She cited a recent photo where Ruto was seen standing outside the holding room during the BBI report launch, which created a sensation online that the DP had been locked out of Uhuru’s meeting

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Real Househelps of Kawangware star ‘Njambi’ welcomes baby boy

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The Real Househelps of Kawangware (THRK) actress Njeri Gachomba, popularly known as Njambi, has delivered her second child.

12 hours of labour but it was worth it. He’s finally here. We thank God. Julie Njoki and my sis in law Cynthia thank you for being there hiyo journey yote.Drama yote mmeona poleni,” stated an elated Njambi on her Instagram page.

Announcing her pregnancy two weeks ago while already at full term, the celebrated actress revealed that she wanted to be sure of her baby’s wellbeing before making the news public.

“I was not hiding the fact that I had a baby on the way, I wanted to confirm the well-being of the baby before I announced it on social media,” said Njambi.

A decision, informed, perhaps, by a low moment in 2018 when she suffered a miscarriage.

According to the actress who plays a sassy, comical character in the THRK show, the experience left her severely depressed and heartbroken.

“When we got pregnant in November 2017, we were not ready. I remember after the miscarriage on April 2018 everyone told us that everything happened for a reason,” she narrated.

She added that the loss was compounded by other struggles at the time including a broken relationship.

“Lord knows how hard losing that baby was, we were not only heartbroken but our relationship got broken too,” said the thespian.

“This is our miracle, it came at the right time with its blessings,” she said during her pregnancy announcement.

News that she had delivered has excited her fans base with many flooding her pages with congratulatory messages.

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LIVE UPDATES: Sonko to appear in court following dramatic arrest in Voi

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Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko  and others are expected to be arraigned before the anti-corruption court Friday to face charges over the loss of Sh357 million.

The City County boss was on Friday morning arrested in Voi.

This followed orders by  Kenya’s public prosecutor  DPP Noordin Haji who called for his immediate arrest and arraignment.

Other City Hall officials expected in court are county secretary Peter Mbugua, members of the tender committee Patrick Mwangangi, Samuel Ndung’u, Edwin Kariuki, Lawrence Mwangi, and Preston Miriti, among others.

The governor and the officials will face charges of conspiracy to commit an economic crime, willful failure to comply with the law and conflict of interest.

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Haji said investigations by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) had  sufficient evidence to sustain the charges.

“Following a comprehensive investigation by EACC and independently reviewing the investigation files, I have found sufficient evidence to warrant prosecution and I have therefore ordered immediate arrest and arraignment in court of Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko,” the DPP stated.

“Investigations into these crimes have been challenging because of the repeated attempts by the accused to obstruct the course of the investigation by deploying intimidation tactics in addition to using goons to threaten law enforcement officials carrying out their constitutional mandates,” the DPP added.

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