Blogger Nyakundi to be arraigned in court Friday

Written By: Slyvester Nyakundi
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The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) says the controversial blogger Cyprian Nyakundi and fellow suspect Emmanuel Nyamweya will be arraigned on January 24 over alleged 17.5 million shillings extortion attempt.

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On its twitter handle Wednesday afternoon, the DCI stated that duo suspects face charges of extortion contrary to section 300 (1) of the Penal Code.

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This new twist comes barely a day after the controversial were released on free bond.

Controversial Nyakundi and Nyamweya were arrested on Monday by the DCI in connection with alleged extortion, blackmail and false accusations.

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They were arrested after they had just received Ksh one million shillings from one of their victims being a down payment of 17.5 million shillings they had earlier demanded as a precondition for pulling down libellous posts appearing on a website allegedly owned by the suspects.

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