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DPP rescues Nyakundi from future arrests

Kevin Mokere
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Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi.[Photo/Citizen]

Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi has been released from police custody after three days at the Muthaiga police station.

This is after the Director of public prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji said that Nyakundi should not to be arrested again without his authorization.

According to the DPP,  Nyakundi was arrested for contravening section 66 of the penal code on alarming publications which is a misdemeanor and did not attract a three day detention period.The outspoken blogger was arrested on Tuesday at the Milimani law courts.

He was at the premises attending a mention of his case. 

The prosecution office in had requested for an extension of custodial orders which were granted by the chief magistrate's court in Kiambu.

The DPP directed that the Miscellaneous Application file be withdrawn and the application declared as closed.

Apollo Mboya who was representing him confirmed the release.

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