CHARGED

Ex-Laikipia East MP Kimaru freed on Sh300,000 cash bail in land theft case

Kimaru charged with stealing a title deed of a parcel of land valued at Sh18.5m.

In Summary

• He denied the charges before Milimani chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku and was released on a cash bail of Sh300, 000 or a bond of Sh1million.

• Former Laikipia East MP Anthony Mutahi Kimaru was on Thursday morning charged with stealing a title deed of a parcel of land valued at Sh18.5million.

Former Laikipia East MP Anthony Mutahi Kimaru was on Thursday morning charged with stealing a title deed of a parcel of land valued at Sh18.5million. https://bit.ly/3oMCKG6

Former Laikipia East MP Anthony Mutahi Kimaru was on Thursday morning charged with stealing a title deed of a parcel of land valued at Sh18.5million.

Kimaru was accused of stealing the title deed of parcel LR. 10422/13 Nanyuki township belonging George Odinga and David Mortons Silverstein who are the executors of the late Livia Lepoer Trench.

He allegedly committed the offence on August 5, 2016, at the Ministry of Land's headquarters in Nairobi.

Former Laikipia East MP Anthony Mutahi Kimaru was on Thursday morning charged with stealing a title deed of a parcel of land valued at Sh18.5million.
Former Laikipia East MP Anthony Mutahi Kimaru was on Thursday morning charged with stealing a title deed of a parcel of land valued at Sh18.5million.
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Kimaru also faced another count of fraudulently making an agreement of sale of parcel LR. 10422/13 Nanyuki township dated August 3, 2009, purporting to be genuine and issued by Mwangi Kariuki advocate.

The court heard that Kimaru also uttered the agreement of sale to one Silas Kimeli the deputy Registrar ELC High court Nyeri.

He denied the charges before Milimani chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku and was released on a cash bail of Sh300, 000 or a bond of a Sh1 million.

The case will be mentioned on January 28.