How sharks used land Jomo rejected to trick Kenya Re

Kenya Re has been asking the DCI to return the fake title of a parcel of land it bought in Karura Forest. ILLUSTRATION | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Kenyatta was advised by AG Charles Njonjo that in law, a forest land could not be amalgamated into an agricultural land without statutory formalities.
  • By the time Kenyatta died in 1978, the alteration of the Karura Forest boundary to allow the exchange between the government and Joreth had not been concluded.

Across the valley from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) headquarters is a multibillion-shilling 94 acres of scrub land whose controversy has refused to go away.

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