Police to hold ‘Nation’ scribe for one day

Police to hold ‘Nation’ scribe for one day
Photo: Nation Media Group journalist Walter Menya.

Nation Media Group journalist Walter Menya has been detained for a day to allow police conclude investigations.

Nairobi senior principal magistrate Martha Mutuku ordered that the scribe be released by 1pm today even as the Directorate of Criminal Investigation Ndegwa Muhoro requested for three days to conclude investigations.

“I have considered that the respondent is being investigated over soliciting money to publish an article, I allow police to hold him for one day,” said Justice Mutuku.

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According to DCI, reporter had received Sh32,000 on different dates and was arrested when he went to collect the balance after the desired story was published.

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