Former Kwale Gubernatorial aspirant Chirau Ali Mwakwere arrived at Ethics and Anti-Coruption Commission (EACC) Headquarters in Nairobi shortly right after Nationwide Lands Fee (NLC) Chairperson Muhammad Swazuri was arrested on Saturday.
The former Cupboard Minister was initially denied entry at Integrity Centre and told the press that he was only there to know about Swazuri’s scenario as they equally hail from Kwale County.
“I am a Kenyan and if there is any Kenyan with a problem it is my proper to know what that trouble is. I come from Kwale and if any person from Kwale has a challenge I need to know what that issue is.
“I am a Digo from Kwale and if a Digo has any trouble I require to know what that dilemma is simply because I belong to that community,” he mentioned.
He disclosed that he experienced obtained many cell phone phone calls from household that Swazuri was staying held, asserting that he only sought to establish the particulars of Swazuri’s arrest and no matter if he was protected.
Swazuri and six other persons have been arrested in link with the compensation for land acquired for the duration of development of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR).
The arrests arrived barely several hours soon after the DPP confirmed that he experienced consented to rates versus Swazuri and other suspects.
DPP Noordin Haji himself was spotted earning his way to Integrity Centre just after the arrests were being produced.
Other individuals who have been arrested involve Kenya Railways boss Atanas Maina and NLC secretary Chavangi Aziz Tom.
NLC directors Salome Munubi (valuation and taxation) and Francis Mugo (finance) were being also nabbed in the Saturday morning operation.