Seven journalist had been while covering an eviction exercise in Mbeere South, Embu county. Also the area MP, Hon Geoffrey Kingangi who is Kibaki's PA was arrested and taken to Matuu police station.
But according to Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria, Hon Kingangi have been released on cashbail. "Mwai Kibaki's Aide de camp and Mbeere South Mp has been released on a cashbail." Said Moses Kuria. It is believed that Hon Kingangi was arrested trying to defend land grabbing.
According to residents, the land was given to them by the second president, the late Hon Daniel Arap Moi, and all have been there for a long time, they say they have no where to go if the land is taken from them.
This is not the first case of evictions in the country, such evictions was also witnessed in areas of Nairobi County some few weeks ago forcing residents to look for new homes.