Police in Kenya has arrested blogger Cyprian Andama Nyakundi and one Emmanuel Nyamweya Ong’era allegedly of extortion, blackmail, and false accusations.
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations Kenya (DCI) carried out the arrest at west gate mall after a successful investigation as reported from there twitter account.
@DCI_Kenya Detectives based at Gigiri have today afternoon arrested two suspects namely Cyprian Andama Nyakundi and Emmanuel Nyamweya Ong'era after successful investigations touching on extortion, blackmail and false accusations.
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) January 20, 2020
“The two had just received Ksh. 1 Million (36million ugx) from one of their victims being a down payment of Ksh 17.5 million (600million) they had earlier demanded as a precondition for pulling down libellous posts appearing on a website allegedly owned by the suspects. The exhibit money was recovered and the two suspects will be arraigned tomorrow.” said the DCI
Mr Nyakundi and Mr Ong’era were taken to Gigiri Police Station.