In Summary
  • Laikipia County Police Commander Simon Kipkeu confirmed the release of the politician.
  • Mr Lempurkel was arrested on Tuesday after Nanyuki Chief Magistrate Lucy Mutai ruled that the he had case to answer.
  • The incitement to violence case will be mentioned on Monday, March 19.

Former Laikipia North MP Mathew Lempurkel has been released on police cash bail and will now appear in a Nanyuki court on Friday to answer charges of conspiracy to commit murder.

Laikipia County Police Commander Simon Kipkeu confirmed the release of the politician.

He said this was necessitated by the fact that Mr Lempurkel is scheduled to appear at a Milimani court in Nairobi.

“We have released him on a cash bail of Sh50,000 and directed him to appear before a magistrate’s court on Friday. This is to enable him travel to Nairobi for a hearing of a case where he is accused of assaulting Laikipia North MP Sarah Korere,” said Mr Kipkeu.

MURDER CONSPIRACY

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