Nairobi News

NewsWhat's Hot

Revealed: Six gangs behind deaths and land rows

Six gangs are locked in a series of land wars triggered by fake title deeds.

Five people have been killed so far in the battles over double sales of land in Kitengela alone.

More shady deals are causing conflict in Machakos and Kajiado counties.

The six land sharks and their followers have been selling plots of 50 metres by 100 metres for Sh60,000 apiece in the Nairobi dormitory areas of Athi River and Kitengela.

Some of the conmen are linked to the banned Mungiki sect whose members they are using to shut out rivals in the illegal land dealings.

The Kajiado security committee has narrowed down the conmen to six groups after investigations showed each had documents relating to the same pieces of land.

Land sharks

Some of the gangs on the payroll of the land sharks are former members of Mungiki and some used to attend  the church run by ex-Mungiki leader Maina Njenga in Kitengela Town.

For details of the story, get the latest issue of Nairobi News Newspaper