Cyprian Nyakundi arrested in Ksh.17M extortion plot


Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) arrested two suspects in connection with a blackmail and, extortion plot.

Controversial blogger Cyprian Nyakundi and Emmanuel Nwamweya Ong’era were arrested after reportedly receiving Ksh.1 million in down payment from one of their victims.

According to the detectives, the duo had demanded Ksh.17.5 million to pull down  posts appearing on a website they owned.

The down payment has since been recovered and the two are set to be arraigned in court on Tuesday.