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MP arrested as demolitions at Nyama Villa Estate begin : The Standard



The Embakasi Central Member of Parliament Benjamin Gathiru was arrested on Tuesday morning after he attempted to stop the ongoing demolition of structures at Nyama Villa Estate in Kayole, Nairobi.

The demolitions begun on Tuesday morning.

The MP is said to have demanded to be given an eviction notice after residents complained that they were not informed of the impending demolitions.

Some residents managed to secure of their valuables.

The excavators descended on buildings in the estate Tuesday morning forcing residents to try secure some of their valuables from their houses.

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There was heavy police presence to ensure flattening of the structures is not disrupted.

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