Former Sports CS Echesa arrested, cars impounded

Former Sports CS, Richard Echesa

Former Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Rashid Echesa has been arrested.

Echesa was arrested Thursday morning and taken to the DCI Headquarters at Kiambu Road.

However, the details surrounding his arrest are yet to be confirmed. His vehicles have also been impounded including a Range Rover.

Echesa was dismissed as the Cabinet Secretary for Sports in March 2019 by President Uhuru Kenyatta and replaced with the current CS Ambassador Amina Mohammed.

This is his second arrest in nine months.

Earlier, Echesa was arrested alongside other politicians Cleophas Malala (Kakamega Senator) and Libinus Oduor (Mayoni MCA) and questioned by police on the activities of criminal gangs in Matungu.

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