Friday June 28, 2019-Detectives from Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have arrested Lamu West MP, Stanley Muthama, over tax evasion.
According to DCI, Muthama was picked up by detectives on Thursday night at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).
“LamuWest Member of Parliament (MP), the Honorable Stanley Muiruri Muthama was last night arrested at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by @DCI_Kenya Detectives in connection to fraud. He will be charged Today in an Eldoret Court with Tax related Offences| @KRACorporate,” DCI said in a statement.
The MP is expected to be charged in Eldoret court today.
Meanwhile, Starehe MP Charles Kanyi alias "Jaguar "will remain in police custody for three more working days.
During the ruling on Friday, Senior Resident Magistrate Sinkiyan Tobiko said two weeks asked by DCI for investigation is too long .
The Magistrate directed that the MP should be held at Kileleshwa Police Station until Tuesday next week.
Jaguar's detention has been based on the application by the prosecution that he could interfere with witnesses in the case if released on bail adding that the MP will be detained to facilitate investigations.
Jaguar is accused of making xenophobic remarks in a video that went viral on social media, the MP was captured threatening to invade premises of foreigners doing businesses in the CBD which is within his constituency.
The Kenyan DAILY POST