Woman alleges rape in MP’s private office

What you need to know:

  • The MP was a director of the Kenya Akiba Micro Finance Ltd, which was behind the pyramid schemes in which Kenyans lost millions of shillings.
  • When the Daily Nation contacted Mr Mwiti, he initially claimed that he did not know the complainant, but later acknowledged he knew her.
  • The woman said she met Mr Mwiti twice last week over some projects she was to undertake for the legislator.
  • One of the SMSs obtained by the Daily Nation that the woman sent to her husband read: “I am opposite Bandari Plaza, come. I am texting from the toilet. The MP you introduced me to meet him has asked for sex and when I refused he beat me up…Westlands please come.”

Police are investigating Imenti Central MP Gideon Mwiti over claims that he brutally assaulted and raped a woman who visited him in his private office in Westlands on Saturday night.

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