Police Allegedly Planning Second Raid at Jimmy Wanjigi’s Home

  • Businessman Jimmy Wanjigi now alleges that the police are planning to raid his home in Nyeri and Nairobi over illegal weapons.

    Through his lawyers James Orengo, Kiogora Mugambi, Nelson Havi, Julie Soweto, Willis Otieno and Jackson Awele, Wanjigi claimed that police are planning to frame him for being in possession of illegal firearms.

    The letter addressed to Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) and the National Police Service Commission (NPSC) alleges that police want to falsely profile the businessman as a person of criminal disposition.

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    The lawyers indicated that police were planning to file "frivolous charges against him in several courts spread across the Republic of Kenya with a view of hounding and harassing him.

    "Part of the nefarious plan is to dump illegal guns in property associated with him or persons associated with him, with a view to accusing him of having an illegal cache of weapons," the lawyers noted.

    According to the lawyers, Wanjigi does not possess any illegal weapon given that all guns in his possession were lawfully acquired.

    The legal team further accused police of planning to harass and besmirch the character of their client.

    Vowing to protect and defend Wanjigi, the lawyers warned the DPP and NPSC that they will take all the necessary measures to thwart "the intended and ongoing illegal acts by government officers."

    "We shall at the appropriate time initiate proceedings against your officers who have abused their offices and the criminal justice system to harass our client," lawyer Kiogora observed.

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    Wanjigi, a perceived financier of the Opposition NASA, has been in trouble with police who previously raided and laid siege at his 44 Muthaiga Road home in an unsuccessful bid to arrest him.

    There was also another dramatic chase at Museum Hill, Nairobi as police waylaid Wanjigi in an attempt to serve him with orders from Nyeri Court.

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