Former Mungiki leader Maina Njenga was today released by Makadara Law Courts Chief Magistrate on Ksh 100,000 cash bail.
Njenga was arraigned before the Makadara Law Courts in Nairobi on Monday after being detained since his arrest on July 19 in the Olosurutia district of Kajiado County alongside two other people.
Njenga, Peter Kamunya, and Felix Lakishe are charged with five counts of criminal preparation and narcotic drug trafficking.
They were also accused of inciting members of the public to violence and organizing an unlawful gathering and procession within Nairobi city county and other regions of the country.
According to the charge sheet, Njenga was found with cannabis sativa weighing 1.224 grams of a market value of Ksh.36,720 and cocaine weighing 486 grams of a market value of Ksh.1,944,000 concealed in plastic bag packages in motor vehicle make Toyota Hilux Surf registration number KCJ 413X.
The charge sheet further stated that on July 20, the trio was found armed with 14 machetes, 24 Maasai swords, 46 rungus and three jembe sticks.