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New twist as Gatabaki denies deal with Suraya for Four Ways Junction estate

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The family of a former politician Njehu Gatabaki had denied ever getting into an agreement with Suraya real estate for the development of Four Ways Junction.

The Gatabakis who claim to be the legit owners of the property said Peter and Sue Muraya have over the years used their property to swindle Kenyans using an agreement that never materialised.

According to Ms. Gathoni Gatabaki, the Four Ways Junction property, which investors have paid millions of shillings for was a hoax.

She said the family engaged a private investigator who established that Peter and Sue Muraya fraudulently acquired documentation to swindle Kenyans into believing they own the 105-acre-property.

Aggrieved investors were at the Directorate of Criminal Investigation offices on Monday to record statements against Suraya Property Limited.

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They want the DCI to intervene so that they get their money back from the real estate developer or be assigned the properties they were told would be theirs.

Meanwhile, the Suraya Property Group claims that is has secured funds to complete construction of properties in question.

The Group’s Chief Executive Peter Muraya said the funds totalling to Ksh.1.6billion from four banks will be used to complete mega housing projects that had stalled for over five years.

However, one of the properties that Suraya was intending to salvage with the loan is up for auction.

The Lync Royal apartments along Kibera road is 65 percent complete but auctioneers have announced that the sale will take place on July 3 this year.

 

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They Didn’t Look For Votes On My Behalf, I Went Looking For My Votes, President Kenyatta Tells Off ‘Allies’ –

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Kenya could be in for a changing political landscape and a major crack in Jubilee, after President Uhuru Kenyatta openly told off those politicking about 2022.

Speaking during the 2019 Akorino Annual conference, President Kenyatta seemingly sending a coded message switched to Kikuyu language, accusing some politicians of ‘giving him headache’ for politicking about 2022.

“These thugs that we elected are busy politicking. They should not think I am their boy, they will not stop me from constructing roads. They didn’t look for votes on my behalf. I went looking for my votes. These rubbish should stop bothering me,” said Kenyatta.

Read: Aisha Jumwa Hits Out At Raila As She Opposes Referendum Calls (Video)

Kenyatta added that he had chosen to refrain from newspapers and social media since they were saturated with politics.

“When they see me remain silent, they should not think they are threatening me. I will flush them out from where they are… Just because you are making headlines, don’t think you will bother me. And that is why I stopped concentrating on newspapers or those Facebooks of theirs,” he added.

The President seemingly did not spare his deputy William Ruto who was present, attacking his political faction dubbed Tanga tanga, for politicking about 2022.

Read: “Kijana Fupi Round” Outrightly Rejects DP Ruto’s Job Offer 

“If you are an elected leader go to the grassroots construct schools, install electricity for your people stop going round telling us how you shall rise to power. You will not go anywhere without these people,” said Mr Kenyatta.

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There have been major divisions at the ruling Jubilee Party, with one faction dubbed Kieleweke accusing Ruto led wing, Tanga Tanga, of advancing 2022 agenda when the time is yet.

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Hunter hunted as former prosecutor fined Sh200,000 for bribery : The Standard

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An Eldoret court has fined a prosecutor based in Kitale Sh200,000 after he was found guilty of soliciting bribes.

Eldoret Chief Magistrate Charles Obulutsa ruled that James Naburuk Sichangi will serve two years in jail in default for two counts of receiving bribe contrary to Ethics and Economic Crime Act.
Obulutsa said although the accused was the first offender, his action exposed the National police and the office of Director of Public Prosecutor to public ridicule and contempt.
According to charge sheet the accused, who was working as a court prosecutor at Kitale law court on November 15 2014, solicited for a bribe of Sh60,000 from Ms Joyce Wanjiku as an inducement to support a bail application by Wanjiku’s employee Fred Wabuoba who was charged in a Kitale court.
SEE ALSO :3 motorbike thieves jailed for 20 yearsOn the second count, Mr Sichangi is said to have concealed Sh30, 000 which was to be used as evidence into the alleged offence.
The accused was initially charged with five counts of corruption by Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
The complainant reported the matter to the offices of EACC in Eldoret where she was given a recorder and Sh60, 000 marked money which was given to the accused as a bribe.
The charge sheet further stated that the accused was recorded asking for the money.
He received the treated money on November 13 at the Kitale law court where he was immediately arrested by EACC detectives.
SEE ALSO :Former Kitale prosecutor fined Sh200,000 for bribery“The court finds that 1st, 3rd and 5th counts have not been proved beyond reasonable doubt of which the accused is acquitted. In respect to the second and fourth count they have been proved beyond a reasonable doubt,” said the Magistrate in his judgement.

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Men In Black: International is the fourth entry in the sci-fi saga and comes seven years after MIB 3 and a quarter of a century since Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith first introduced audiences to the top-secret agency.

Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth take over from “MI3” which ended with a clear finale for its two central characters and that is why the characters were not featured in the latest installation.

Agent H and Agent M, this time around, are spearheading the London bureau’s precarious mission to protect the Earth from an alien species.

Compared to the three previous films, Men In Black: International, is in a way very predictable, yet still mildly funny.

ALIENS ON EARTH

Thompson and Hemsworth are the dynamic duo who make the film better. The two agents employ high-tech weaponry to battle mischievous aliens on Earth.

However, the pair also discover a major threat within their own ranks. The new MIB agents are no longer protecting Earth from the scum of the universe as we learn from the onset of the movie.

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Thompson’s performance as an unprincipled, quick-witted and is one of the standouts of the film and she sparks in her character.

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Apart from the two, the film offers some comic relief in the form of alien Pawny, itty-bitty voiced by Kumail Nanjiani, who brings a lot of life into the small little alien.

While the trailer only shows a joke or two, Pawny plays such a big role in the film. Pawny is the film’s comedy MVP.

The film also stars Liam Neeson, Rebecca Ferguson, Rafe Spall, Laurent Bourgeois, and Larry Bourgeois.

It premiered in Nairobi on Wednesday at an invite only event at Anga Imax courtesy of BuzzKenya. Movie goers can also purchase tickets at the site.



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