- He also accused some church leaders of claiming ownership of a 16-acre piece of land in Kathima Location where a school was to be built.
- The MP said hundreds of acres of forest land have been fraudulently allocated to influential people.
- Mr Rindikiri said he would petition the national government to set up a registry in Timau.
An MP from Meru has claimed that several parcels of public land have been grabbed by private investors in Buuri Sub-County and wants an audit carried out to establish who stole it.
Buuri MP Mugambi Rindikiri said influential individuals have grabbed land meant for building schools and hospitals and demanded that the county and the National Land Commission intervene to reclaim the land.
The MP said catchment areas have not been spared with hundreds of acres of forest land having been fraudulently allocated to influential people, politicians and land officials.
He also accused some church leaders whom he did not name of claiming ownership of a 16-acre piece of land in Kathima Location where a school was to be built.
“We are talking of tens of acres of public land that have been grabbed especially in Timau area and we want it repossessed. I once followed up a case of a grabbed public plot and was informed it was sold by a politician to a third party,” the MP said.