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Police officer Arrested for Rape

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DCIO the Directorate of Criminal Investigation Officer (DCIO) Jervason Njeru is accused of raping a suspect who had been detained for questioning in his office on Sunday, May 31st

The suspect was being held for charges of obtaining money by false pretense.

Njeru was arrested on Tuesday, June 2nd, by his colleagues from DCI Headquarters in Nairobi.

Forensics officers who examined the lady concluded that her claims were valid, leading to the arrest of the senior detective.

A police report seen by Capital FM News the detective pinned the woman on the office floor.

“The officer used force and sexually abused her. This happened on the floor of the office whereby he had put some sacks on the floor,” the police report read in part.

“After the act the accused then released the complainant and she walked away while crying, she met a female police officer who assisted her after narrating what had happened to her,” an Occurrence Book report recorded

Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti on Wednesday, June 3rd, said the officer will remain suspended from duty pending charges by prosecution.

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Tim Wanyonyi Lobbies Tarmacking of Kaptagat, Kapenguria and Parklands Roads

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Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi (Centre) inspects the tarmacked Kapenguria road on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi (Centre) inspects the tarmacked Kapenguria road on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi has pushed for the successful tarmacking of Kaptagat, Kapenguria and Parklands roads.

TARMACKED ROADS

Firstly, Kapenguria road extends 4.5 km creating a smooth link between Waiyaki Way and Lower Kabete road.

Secondly, Kaptagat road in Loresho provides an efficient link between Kangemi (Waiyaki Way) and Loresho Ridge road.

Thirdly, Parklands road from Sarit Centre roundabout to Wambugu groove.

Tarmacked Kapenguria Road

Tarmacked Kapenguria Road

Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) constructed the roads. Mawa Enterprises successfully bided for the periodic maintenance of the roads in the 2019/2020 financial year.

As a result, the roads have enhanced ease of movement within the constituency spurring economic growth.

Tim Wanyonyi Lobbies Tarmacking of Kaptagat Road.

Rehabilitated Kaptagat Road.

MP TIM WANYONYI INSPECTS THE ROAD WORKS

Tim Wanyonyi, while inspecting the roads, lauded the contractor for a job well done.  He assured Westlands residents of more road projects.

“This is a historic moment with the tarmacking of precolonial roads such as Kapenguria road,” said Mr Wanyonyi.

The scope of works includes:

  • Base repair of failed sections
  • Pothole patching
  • AC overlay of 50mm
  • Drain cleaning and repair
  • Road marking
Tim Wanyonyi Lobbies Tarmacking of Parklands Road

Tarmacked Parklands Roads

COMPLETED ROAD PROJECTS

In the last financial year, Mr. Wanyonyi intervened for the tarmacking of several deplorable roads such as General Mathenge, Mpaka and Loresho ridge.

Consequently, KURA was able to upgrade 6.2km of the roads. Out of which 2.8km of Loresho ridge from Lower Kabete road to Kaptagat road. Additionally, 1.8km of Mpaka road from Limuru to Ngecha road. Moreover, 1.8km of General Mathenge commencing from Mpaka road to Kabete Lane.

Furthermore, Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) have rehabilitated and installed a Box Culvert on Lower Kabete road. Motorists using the junction of Lower Kabete road and Brookside drive used alternative routes for two months between January 28 to March 25, 2020 as the project progressed.

Tim Wanyonyi Lobbies Tarmacking and Construction of the Box Culvert on Lower Kabete road

The Box Culvert on Lower Kabete Road.

Correspondingly, KURA have recently completed the rehabilitation of the UN Avenue. This included parts of Runda , Redhill and Kirawa roads.  Not to mention, the improvement of Limuru road UN Junction (Part).

UPCOMING ELDAMA RAVINE AND MURATHA ROAD PROJECTS

The Nairobi Metropolitan Service (NMS) through KURA will soon commence the rehabilitation of the dilapidated Eldama Ravine Road.  The road links Ring road to Peponi road.

Similarly, the Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) have advertised the tender for the improvement of Macharia/Muratha roads. The construction should commence by September. Muratha road starts off at Kangemi flyover and extends towards Bottomline in Kangemi.

Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA) are considering a base repair of Mtama road. The road provides access between 5th Parklands avenue and 6th Parklands avenue.

ONGOING PROJECTS

The hardworking MP recently commissioned the upgrade of Kabete PAG church access road. KeRRA is carrying out the project.

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Wildlife Victims Compensated

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Tourism minister Najib Balala presents compensation cheque of Isiolo residents attacked by wild animals to County Commissioner Herman Shambi in the presence of Governor Mohamed Kuti. PHOTO | COURTESY
The government has paid out  Ksh6.7 million compensation to 12 Isiolo residents who were injured by wild animals between 2014 and 2017.
Two of the beneficiaries were attacked by crocodiles along the banks of Ewaso Nyiro River, one person was injured by a buffalo while nine suffered snake bites.
The victims will receive an average of slightly over Ksh.550,000 each to help them recover from the inconveniences caused as a result of the injuries.
Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala revealed that the government had earlier paid Ksh.45 million to nine Isiolo families who lost their loved ones due to wildlife attacks, acknowledging that the government still has a backlog of Ksh.6 billion in unpaid claims across the country.
The CS presented the compensation cheque to Isiolo County Commissioner Herman Shambi, who chairs the County Compensation Committee, in the presence of CAS Joseph Boinnet, PS Fred Segor, Isiolo Governor Mohamed Kuti and other leaders.

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MP Tim Wanyonyi Commissions Upgrade of Kabete PAG Access Road

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Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi (Left) flanked by Engineer Samuel Kinyanjui while commissioning the upgrading of Kabete PAG Access Road in Westlands on Monday, June 29, 2020
Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi (Left) flanked by Constituency Roads Officer Engineer Samuel Kinyanjui while commissioning upgrade of Kabete PAG Access Road to Concrete Pavement on Monday, June 29, 2020. PHOTO| TIM SANDE

Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi has officially commissioned the upgrade of Kabete PAG access Road to carbro standard.

Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA) is undertaking the upgrade of Kabete PAG access road. The Constituency Roads Board are in charge of the implementation of the project.

Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi addressing residents of Loresho Green area while commissioning the upgrade of Kabete PAG Access road on Monday, June 29, 2020.

Addressing residents outside the Loresho Green apartments, Mr Wanyonyi said the road will open up the area. He added that the road will ease movement to Kabete PAG Church which has been a challenge for a long time.

“The carbro will be of good service and is easy to maintain. I promised to deliver this road and it has come to pass,” said Mr Wanyonyi.

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Additionally, the upgrade is to be completed by August.

Northern Ways Construction are building the 286 m road which will have a width of 6 metres and will carry two lanes. At least KES 7 million is set aside for the upgrade.

On March 5, 2020 the legislator commissioned tamarcking of sports club access road in Parklands.

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