Arrest warrant issued against blogger Nyakundi over Covid-19 fake news

By , K24 Digital
On Tue, 21 Apr, 2020 14:16 | < 1 min read
Cyprian Nyakundi
Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi. PHOTO | FILE
Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi. PHOTO | FILE

A magistrate on Tuesday issued a warrant of arrest against blogger Cyprian Nyakundi for failing to appear in court to plead to the charges of publishing false information.

Nyakundi is accused of claiming that a senior Kenya Revenue Authority had died of coronavirus disease.

The blogger was arrested three weeks ago and freed on police bond pending plea taking.

But on Monday, the investigating officer Issac Tenai of DCI Central sought an arrest warrant against him for skipping court session.

Milimani Principal Magistrate granted the request and issued arrest warrant against Nyakundi.