Why Nick Mwendwa Arrested? Nick Mwendwa Arrest Reason Charges And All Allegations Explained! The Director of Public Prosecutions has arrested Nick Mwendwa (ex-President of the Football Kenya Federation) for the third consecutive time on Thursday, July 7. Sources claim that the Director of Public Prosecutions detained the former President of Football Kenya Federation after the DPP dropped all corruption charges against Nick Mwendwa. Nick Mwendwa, a suspect in corruption charges, was also taken into custody by the Kiambu Law Courts on the same day. The explanatory details regarding the arrest of the former president of the Football Kenya Federation have not been shared by the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Why Nick Mwendwa Arrested?
After the investigation officers couldn’t find any witnesses to support the corruption charges against Nick Mwendwa, the Director of Public Prosecutions retracted the charges. The Kiambu Law Courts requested witnesses to the charges the Director of Public Prosecutions brought against the former President of Football Kenya Federation. After permission from the court, Nick Mwendwa was taken into custody under section 87 criminal penal code. The entire case is being handled by the Attorney General.
The criminal penal code of Kenya provides that the accused may be released but not allowed to run the administration for which he/she was arrested. Section 87 states that the accused may defend the charges against himself and must present his/her defense to the court. Nick Mwendwa was conceived on 29 December 1979. He is an entrepreneur, businessman, and former president for the Football Kenya Federation. Nick Mwendwa was elected the Football Kenya Federation’s 2016 president and succeeded Sam Nyamweya. Riverbank Solutions Limited, which provides payment solutions to customers, was also founded by him. Sweeton and Swerris can also be called companies. Nick Mwendwa, the founder of both companies is Nick Mwendwa.
Kariobangi Sharks, a team in Kenyan soccer, is his business. Nick Mwendwa was not arrested by Director of Public Prosecutions for the first time. However, he was first arrested in November 2021 on corruption charges that were used to fund the National Football teams. Two days after his arrest, he was released by the court on a Sh7 million bond. After 14 days of Nick Mwendwa being released by the court, Nick Mwendwa was again detained on November 26th. The Directorate of the Criminal Investigation, Kiambu Road, arrested Nick Mwendwa.