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Nick Mwendwa Spends One More Night In Police Custody After Court Ruling

The embattled FKF Chair Nick Mwendwa is likely to enjoy freedom barely days after the Federation of Kenya Football (FKF) officials led by the Nick Mwendwa were Ousted from the office by the Cabinet Secretary of Sports Amina Muhamed, and arrested following the allegations of misappropriation of public funds.

Today the FKF President Nick Mwendwa appeared in court this afternoon after spending the weekend behind bars following his re-arrest last Friday.

Nick Mwendwa will spend one more night in police custody till Tuesday 30th November, pending ruling on his application not to be charged of graft.

He was arraigned before Anti-Corruption Court Senior Principal Magistrate Eunice Nyutu who ordered him detained until Tuesday afternoon when she will rule on the matter or whether to admit the charge sheet.

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) who grilled him all weekend have preferred three charges of fraudulent acquisition of public property and one count of conspiracy to commit an offence of corruption.

Mwendwa’s lawyers led by former Law Society of Kenya boss Eric Mutua protested to the court that Mwendwa’s rights were violated following his second arrest.

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Anti-Corruption DCI Directorate of Criminal Investigations FKF Nick Mwendwa


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