The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Four Suspects Defy Kimaiyo Order for Surrender to CID

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Security has been beefed for Uhuru Kenyatta's presidential inauguration at Kasarani Sports Centre.

INSPECTOR General of Police David Kimaiyo on Sunday Kimaiyo on Sunday ordered four men to report to the Nairobi provincial CID boss.

Cromwell Onyango Ketta, Fredrick Odhiambo, Jeckonia Junga and another man identified as Mazira and who is believed to be the Deputy Director of the Kibera Community Based Organisation Haki Shape are suspected of planning to disrupt the swearing-in ceremony of President-Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto. The four did not report to the CID boss.

Acting police spokesman Masoud Mwinyi told journalists on Sunday that Junga hosted a meeting in his house with 20 other Cord members.

They planned to barricade roads, destroy property and cause injury to Kenyans today to attract the attention of the international community during.

The Star was at the CID headquarters yesterday but Nairobi police commander Benson Kibui and CID chief Nicholas Kamwende were held up in a meeting ahead of today's swearing-in and could not be reached for comment. Nairobi area deputy CID chief Julius Rutere told the Star that none of the suspect had showed up by 3pm.

Kimaiyo said the police had established that the people planning chaos and demonstration were targeting Kamkunji grounds, Undugu Social grounds, Kibera, Kawangware stage 56, Kangemi, Mathare no. 10, Kamkunji roundabout, City Stadium, Outering, Kangundo Road junction and City Cabanas.

The four are among 45 people who the police claim were planning to cause violence during the swearing-in ceremony at Kasarani stadium.

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