FKF President Nick Mwendwa Rearrested

Embattled Football Kenya Federation 9FKF) president Nick Mwendwa has been arrested yet again.

According to reports, Mwendwa was arrested in the mid-morning of Friday, November 26, 2021, by sleuths drawn from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

He is said to have been taken to the DCI headquarters along Kiambu Road for questioning.

As at the time of going to the press, it was not yet clear as to what led to the FKF boss’ arrest.

A source privy to the matter has since told a local daily that Mwendwa’s rearrest may be linked to the ongoing probe into the misuse of funds and abuse of office at FKF.

His arrest comes days after the state withdrew graft charges against him and closed the case.

In addition, the Anti-corruption court directed the State to refund the cash bail of Ksh 4million to Mwendwa.

The court had earlier directed that the State file a formal charge against Mwendwa or close the file.

During the ruling, Milimani Senior Principal Magistrate Wandia Nyamu added that the detention of Mwendwa by the police exhibited bad faith.

“Police arrested and detained Mwendwa irregularly which exhibited bad faith. They brought him to the court without a holding charge even after detaining him for a whole weekend,” Magistrate Nyamu ruled.

Mwendwa was facing corruption, and abuse of office charges over the use of Ksh430 million advanced to FKF.

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