- Incident happened in Ndenderu
- Authorities yet to confirm the incident
Former Mungiki leader Maina Njenga has reportedly been abducted for the second time this year according to his brother Njoroge Kamunya.
The alleged incident occurred near Ndenderu in Kiambu County early this morning
“He has been pulled out of his vehicle by unknown people. His driver has just informed us,”Njoroge said.
“Maina Njenga has reportedly been arrested near Ndenderu in Kiambu County,”ODM’s Director of Communications Philip Etale tweeted.
Maina Njenga, who had been visiting a friend in the county at 10.45 pm, was said to be on his way home when the incident took place.
Details surrounding the abduction remain limited, with authorities yet to confirm the incident.
This is not the first time that Maina Njenga has found himself at the center of controversy this year.
In July, he and his two brothers, along with his personal assistant Ole Kishe, were arrested in Kajiado County.
At that time, Maina Njenga’s advocate, Ndengwa Njiru, had condemned the arrests, terming them abductions sanctioned by the state
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“Good morning Kenya the days of detention without trial are here with us…..My client Maina Njenga is still missing. He was abducted by police whose Subarus had a south Sudan registration number…He was never booked in any police station,” the lawyer wrote on Twitter.
The circumstances surrounding Maina Njenga’s recent disappearance are under investigation, and authorities are yet to release an official statement.
He was later charged before the Makadara law courts with possession of narcotics and offensive weapons.
He was arrested by police for allegedly being part of the organizers of anti-government protests which were to take place in Nairobi and other parts of the country.
The case will be mentioned on September 18, 2023, and heard on December 4, 2023.