There was drama at the Nairobi home of former Sports CS Rashid Echesa as Police stormed the home by climbing through a wall and a roof to enforce his arrest.
The former minister was arrested over the fraudulent acquisition of a Toyota Land Cruiser. All the vehicles found in his compound have also been seized over suspicion that they may have been stolen or fraudulently acquired.
Earlier on in the day, DCI detectives raided his Karen home after pitching tent for over an hour. Echesa declined to let the officers into his home until his lawyer arrived.
The officers from the Economic Crimes Unit were forced to access his home by climbing through the wall.
Reports indicated that the officers were searching for crucial documents in the Sh39 billion military equipment deal allegedly inked at the Harambee Annex House office – DP William Ruto’s office and the subsquent murder of AP Sergeant Kenei
It is also said that they were looking into tax evasion specifically on vehicles acquisition