Nandi County Governor arrested in connection with destruction of property
Police on Sunday arreste Nandi County Governor, Stephen Sang in Elgoy Marakwet for destroying private property.
The county boss was arrested along side two Member of County Assembly David Koech and Gideon Koech for allegedly cutting down tea plantation on Saturday in Nandi County.
The are accused of leading locals and county officials to destroy Kibwari tea estate in what they termed as repossessing public land.
According to Governor Sang the four acre piece of land was grabbed in 2003, 23 years after a previous white-settler reportedly surrendered to the government for the construction of a cattle dip.