May 18, 2022

One court order stops Wanjigi’s arrest, while another issues arrest warrant

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A court has issued a warrant of arrest against businessman and presidential aspirant Jimmy Wanjigi while another one has issued orders stopping his arrest.
The second court order, which has stopped Wanjigi arrest want a petition he has filed heard first.
A high court judge Anthony Mrima issued conservatory orders stopping Wanjigi’s arrest in a petition filed under a certificate of urgency.
“It is hereby ordered that pending the inter-partes hearing of the Notice of Motion, conservatory order be and is hereby issued restraining the 1st and 2nd respondents from instituting, arresting, preferring, registering and or continuing any criminal charge (s) against any of the petitioners in reference to the parcel of land known as Land Reference Number 1870/11/200 comprised in Grant registered as Number I.R. No. 65800/1,” Mrima said.
The case will be heard on February 2, 2022.
A Nairobi court on Tuesday also issued a warrant of arrest against Wanjigi. The same court also summoned his wife and five others accused of conspiring to commit forgery.
Milimani Principal Magistrate Bernard Ochoi directed Wanjigi’s wife Irene Nzisa, Himanshu Dodhia alias Velji Premchard, Kaneez Noorani, Mohammed Hussein and others to appear in court on Monday.
They are accused that between April 9, 2010, and June 5, 2018, at an unknown place within the country, conspired to forge a title deed for land under the name of Horizon hills limited.
They face another count of forging the title deed for land measuring 0.3314ha under the name of Dodhia Foam Limited, and valid deed issued and signed by a surveyor G.S. Gitau
The eight are also accused of forging a grant contrary to law on the same dates and place.
The two court orders come after police raided Wanjigi’s Kwacha office in Westlands.
It took more than eight hours before he was arrested.
Wanjigi is said to have wanted to quit ODM.

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