Detectorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) officers on Friday 23rd July 2021 raided contriversial Mathira Constituency MP Hon Rigathi Gachagua's home in Nyeri County and arrested him. (Photo, Courtesy) Gachagua's arrest has sparked lots of reactions from Kenyans and leaders across the political divide.
Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua was arrested on 23 July over graft allegations. The Asset Recovery Authority was on his neck for quite some time for allegedly being involved in 12.5 billion worth of malicious transactions. The DCI sent his detectives who stormed his home early in the morning and arrested him.
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Kikuyu Constituency member of Parliament and deputy President William Ruto's close ally Kimani Ichung'wah has finally revealed the powerful person being used to harass United Democratic Alliance and dp Ruto allies. According to the Standard Publications, the Kikuyu lawmaker sensationally claimed a scheme has been hatched to eliminate, through accidents and poisoning, politicians supporting deputy President William Ruto.
Mathira member of the parliament Hon. Rigathi Gachagua who was arrested on Monday morning is still in police custody. Today, the kapseret member of the Parliament has asked Gachagua to relax saying that the courts of Kenya are no longer taking bribes and that he may be released tomorrow or on Tuesday.
Mathira Mp Honourable Rigathi Gachagua,a prominent wheelbarrow proponent and supporter of Deputy president william Ruto was arrested on Friday.Professor Manyara is appealing to the government to release him. "He should not be released, because he is an important person but because I know there is a trend in this country where, when big people are arrested,they don't go to industrial area remand,they are remanded in police station.They are treated like royalties,and are handled with kid glove, that's not what am saying,"says professor Herman Manyara.
Deputy President William Ruto has come out to condemn the government over the arrest of his close and vocal ally, Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua over what he said the arrest was politically instigated. The deputy president, through a Twitter post said the arrests of his allies was time bound and will come to an end soon.
Yester early morning, the day did not start so well for Mathira member of Parliament Righathi Gachagwa after he was arrested by officers said to be from Directorate of Criminal Investigation ( DCI), while at his Nyeri home, over an alledged scandal worth twelve billion Kenyan Shillings.
The political tension is still high in Mathira constituency after MP Rigathi Gachagua was arrested over Fraud and Corruption allegations. Residents of Mathira Constituency have now come out clearly and explained why they are rioting. During afternoon NTV news, UDA party supporters stated that President Uhuru Kenyatta was behind arrest of Gachagua.
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga' s elder brother, East African Legislative Member of Parliament Hon Oburu Odinga, has deposed Deputy President William Ruto over his words protecting Mathira Member of Parliament Hon Rigathi Gachagua, who is currently accused of graft. DP Ruto condemned the arrest of MP Rigathi Gachagua by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations on Friday evening, stating that it was politically motivated.
Angry residents have flocked to the streets of Karatina and Marua in Nyeri county on Friday minutes after the early morning dramatic arrest of the area Member of Parliament Hon. Rigathi Gachagua by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations. The MP was taken to the DCI headquarters along Kiambu Road to answer questions about his ill gotten wealth summing up to around Twelve Billions.
The DP Ruto and MP Rigathi Gachagua. Mathira member of Parliament Rigathi Gachagua is still held in police custody after being arrested over corruption allegations. The MP's arrest has raised uproar among his supporters from his own Constituency who demanded for his release. His tanga tanga allies too issued a statement yesterday castigating the government for weaponising corruption and using it aggainst Ruto allies.
Well-renowned Senior Counsel in Kenya, Ahmednassir Abdullahi alias the Grand Mullah has warned all the UDA members who are eyeing to run on the party’s ticket for an elective position, come 2022 general elections. Ahmednassir comments come just a few hours after Mathira Member of Parliament allied to Deputy President William Ruto, was arrested by DCI sleuths accused of money laundering that he was able to acquire Ksh 12 Billion in few years.
"Tutaenda Kwa DCI Tufungwe na Yeye," Kiambaa Residents Protest Arrest of Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua
Kiambaa residents in Kiambu County on Saturday held demonstrations to protest the arrest of Mathira Member of Parliament Rigathi Gachagua. The frustrated citizens claimed that if Rigathi's mistake was to campign for the UDA's candidate in July 15thby-elections, then all are guilty and should also be arrested.
Deputy President William Ruto has condemned the arrest of his MP Mathira Rigathi Gachagua and said the move was politically motivated. The DP said the arrests would end soon.Responding to the arrest of the person closest to him, the DP said the allegations were false. "Persecution for our friendships and political beliefs will end.
Following yesterday's turn of events, where Mathira member of Parliament, Hon. Rigathi Gachagua was arrested by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation officers. Speculations and blame games have continued to mar his arrest. Both from his critics and supporters. Earlier on, DP Ruto responded to Gachagua's arrest, by sending him a warm message.
Top Lawyer Reveals The Orders Given To The Police From 'Above' Over The Detention Of Rigathi (Video)
The member of parliament for Mathira counstituency Rigathi gachua who is the top Supporter of the deputy president William samoei Ruto was yesterday arrested and detained at Muthaiga Police station at Nairobi county. Rigathi Gachagua he is suspected of the corruption and is expected to be presented at the court to explain the matter.
William Ruto is the deputy president of the Republic of Kenya.Since Jubilee government came to power in 2013,he has to date hold the seat. Deputy President William Ruto at a past political rally. term of the regime has seen the DP and his boss-President Uhuru Kenyatta drifting apart in what can be termed as "a relationship gone sour".The two have been on each other's neck with the fallout escalating day by day.The head of state has been breathing fire against his second in command with the latter also unmoved in his desire to succeed his boss.
Mathira MP, an all of DP William Ruto was on Friday arrested at his Nyeri home, accused of being a beneficiary of money laundering activities and was ferried all the way to Gigiri police station, Nairobi. Manyora via his Youtube channel is appealing to the Government to let go the MP simply because the government is sending a very wrong signal to the people of Kenya.
Photo of Rigathi Gachagua, MP Mathira Constituency. Photo/Courtesy. Uasin Gishu county Women Representative Hon Gladys Boss Shellei, who is a close diehard to the Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya Dr William Ruto, has revealed that the Kenyan police service has allegedly leaked orders that it received from the 'above' as far as the arrest and detention of the Mathira Constituency Member of Parliament Hon Rigathi Gachagua is concerned.