Former Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa has been arrested by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
Reports indicate that the former Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) youth leader has been taken to DCI headquarters for questioning.
This is not the first time Echesa is getting arrested. Last year, Echesa was arrested over Matungu constituency killings.
Regional commander Rashid Yakub confirmed Echesa was arrested in Kakamega town, just after he had left a function attended by Deputy President William Ruto in Kakamega.
The reason behind his today’s arrest is however not known.
Echesa who is not new to controversies was also linked to a photoshop in which Kakamega senator Cleophas Malala was photoshopped with a woman while naked.
He has also been mentioned in various criminal activities among them being money laundering and human trafficking.
He was linked to ballet dancer that were deported back in 2019.