Outrage after Sunday Nation senior reporter is arrested for writing about Uhuru’s campaign funding

Nation Media Group journalist, Walter Menya is in police custody after writing a story implicating top public officers involved in a Jubilee campaign lobby.

According to Nation, the journalist has been arrested in connection with a story touching on the Friends of Jubilee Foundation.

The story which was published on Sunday, June 18 questioned the role of three top public officers in the campaign lobby registered as a foundation.

The foundation whose board members include top civil servants came into the limelight after organising a fundraiser which raised KSh 1 billion for Uhuru’s campaign.

In a statement released by the Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet, Menya was arrested while sociliting for a bribe to kill the story.

“He has been demanding for money severally to kill the alleged story. At different times he has received a total of KSh35,000 through Mpesa and today he was arrested receiving Sh20,000,” said Boinnet.

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Walter-Menya Nation Media Group journalist, Walter Menya

Nation Media Group journalist, Walter Menya is in police custody after writing a story implicating top public officers involved in a Jubilee campaign lobby.

According to Nation, the journalist has been arrested in connection with a story touching on the Friends of Jubilee Foundation.

The story which was published on Sunday, June 18 questioned the role of three top public officers in the campaign lobby registered as a foundation.

The foundation whose board members include top civil servants came into the limelight after organising a fundraiser which raised KSh 1 billion for Uhuru’s campaign.

In a statement released by the Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet, Menya was arrested while sociliting for a bribe to kill the story.

“He has been demanding for money severally to kill the alleged story. At different times he has received a total of KSh35,000 through Mpesa and today…

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