LSK President Nelson Havi arrested over assault allegations


LSK President Nelson Havi arrested over assault allegations
LSK President Nelson Havi during a past address. PHOTO / COURTESY

Law Society of Kenya (LSK) President Nelson Havi has been arrested over accusations that he assaulted suspended CEO Mercy Wambua.

According to LSK Vice-President Carolyne Kamende, Havi was arrested on Tuesday at his office and whisked to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) offices.

Wambua on Monday alleged that Havi assaulted her during a meeting at their Gitanga road offices in Nairobi.

Havi dismissed the claims saying Wambua forced her way into the boardroom while they were having a meeting with the intention of recording the proceedings.

Wambua, in the company of her lawyer Steve Ogolla, recorded a statement at the Muthangari Police Station stating that Havi allegedly accosted her in the boardroom where she was to have a meeting.

Havi, on the other hand, dismissed the assault claims blaming Wambua for interrupting an ongoing meeting at the boardroom with an intention of eavesdropping and secretly recording the proceedings.

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