Nick Mwendwa Arrested: Why was Nick Mwendwa Arrested? Charges Explained: On Thursday, July 7, Nick Mwendwa, the former President of the Football Kenya Federation has been arrested for the third time by the Director of Public Prosecutions. According to the sources, the Director of Public Prosecutions arrested the former President of the Football Kenya Federation, after a few hours when the DPP had dropped the charges of corruption on Nick Mwendwa. Follow More Updates On UptoBrain.com
Nick Mwendwa Arrested
On the same day of the arrest, Nick Mwendwa was presented before the Kiambu Law Courts for the hearing of his corruption charges. The Director of Public Prosecutions has not shared the explanatory details of the arrest of the former President of the Football Kenya Federation.
The Director of Public Prosecutions had withdrawn the corruption charges when the investigation officers could not find any witnesses to prove the charges on Nick Mwendwa. The Kiambu Law Courts had asked for witnesses for the charges that the Director of Public Prosecutions had put on the former President of the Football Kenya Federation. However, Nick Mwendwa was arrested under section 87 of the criminal penal code after permission by the court, and the entire case is being managed by the Attorney General.
Why was Nick Mwendwa Arrested?
Under Section 87 of the criminal penal code of Kenya, the accused person may be discharged, but shall not run the administration he or she is arrested for. Section 87 also tells that the accused person may try to defend the charges against him, and the accused person shall be present before the court with his/her proof of the defense.
Nick Mwendwa was born on 29th December 1979. He is a businessman, entrepreneur, and former president of the Football Kenya Federation. Nick Mwendwa won the 2016 elections of the Football Kenya Federation and replaced Sam Nyamweya. He has also been the founder of Riverbank Solutions Limited, which serves customers with payment solutions. Sweeton and Swerris are also companies, Nick Mwendwa is the founder of both companies. He is the owner of Kariobangi Sharks a team in Kenyan football.
It is not the first time when Nick Mwendwa got arrested by the Director of Public Prosecutions, but he first got arrested on the 21st of November in 2021 with the charges of corruption that had to be used for the National Football teams. He got bail from the court on an Sh7 million bond, just after two days after the arrest. The court had released Nick Mwendwa for 14 days, and later on November 26, Nick Mwendwa was arrested again after the order of the court. Nick Mwendwa was arrested by the Directorate of the Criminal Investigation from Kiambu Road.