(VIDEO): Brief confrontation in court as Mungiki leader’s lawyer attempts to block his arrest
There was a brief confrontation in a court in Nakuru as former Mungiki leader Maina Njenga’s lawyer attempted to block the police’s attempts to arrest his client.
Njenga was arraigned in court on Wednesday alongside 11 others to face various counts relating to being a member of an organised criminal group and engaging in organised criminal activities.
Yesterday, May 23, he obtained an anticipatory bail and orders barring police from arresting and detaining him.
This was after news that Nakuru County DCI had launched a manhunt for him in connection with the discovery of two firearms and a substantial quantity of cannabis at a residence believed to be linked to him.
During a raid conducted in Ngomongo village, Dundori ward, the officers apprehended eight individuals aged between 37 and 54. The search yielded not only over 90 rolls of bhang but also three rounds of 9mm blank ammunition concealed within one of the rooms.
The search yielded not only over 90 rolls of bhang but also three rounds of 9mm blank ammunition concealed within one of the rooms.
Among the firearms confiscated was a homemade pistol capable of discharging ammunition and a Tokarev handgun with a defaced serial number.
VIDEO BY JOSEPH OPENDA
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