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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,25TH AUG 2018-Parklands MCA has been arrested by the Ethics and Anti corruption officials for demanding a bribe of Sh 5.7 million from the owner of Concord Hotel in Westlands.The EACC confirmed the arrest on its twitter handle.
Jahendra Malde was arrested on Saturday for soliciting the bribe in order to stop demolition of the hotel, that is allegedly on a riparian land.
‘”This was as an inducement to prevail upon the Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko not to order the demolition of the Hotel on riparian land,” EACC tweeted.
EACC said the bribe was to be shared with 19 other MCAs who are members Nairobi County Assembly Legal Committee.
He will be charged in court next week.
This comes just days after , Sonko warned that all properties on road reserves, waterways or riparian land will be demolished.