- Chaundri claims to have purchased the parcel in 1977
- The accused Mahesh and Anita Bhatti claim that Chaundri is a stranger to them.
- DCI says facts and evidence to be presented in court
A video shared online by Kileleshwa Mca Robert Alai on Saturday shows police handcuffing an elderly man and escorting him to the car, saying that they are taking him to the DCI headquarters along Kiambu road.
The video which was also shared by Boniface Mwangi sparked uproar from a section of social media users who condemned the investigative agency for not following due process.
Some comments are captured below
DCI has issued a statement saying Chaundri accused the current occupants, Mahesh Kumar Bhatti and Anita Bhatti, of illegally claiming ownership of the parcel.
Chaundri claims to have purchased the parcel in 1977 before it was later rented to a construction company linked to the accused in 1984.
The statement further read that in 1987 they sold part of the land to the said TM-AM company.The complainant is said to have made visits on various occasions however on 24th February 2023,He was denied access which prompted him to report the matter at the DCI headquarters.
Mahesh and Anita Bhatti claim that Munir Ahmed Chaundri is a stranger to them.
“The Director of Public Prosecution after considering the above facts, directed the prosecution of Mahesh Kumar Bhatti and Anita Bhatti for the offence of forceful detainer contrary to section 91 as read with section 36 of the Penal Code. The suspects were ordered to appear before the court to answer to the above charges,” further read the statement
“Despite the unsubstantiated stories that went viral on social media, the truth is in the facts and evidence that will be presented before court in the coming days.”