Auctioneer in Westlands demolition freed on Ksh.200K bail

Auctioneer in Westlands demolition freed on Ksh.200K bail

Niraj Shah and Avani Shah's house demolished in Westlands.

  • The High Court in Nairobi also ordered Baraza to report to the investigating officer whenever he is summoned to do so.
  • The prosecution wanted Baraza to be detained for 14 days and investigators to access the demolished property. 

Zachary Baraza, the auctioneer who effected the eviction and demolition of a Ksh.80 million home in Westlands on November 4 has been released on a Ksh.200,000 bail.

The High Court in Nairobi, on Thursday, ordered Baraza to report to the investigating officer whenever he is summoned to do so.

The auctioneer was arrested over the violent eviction of Niraj Shah and Avani Shah from their house in Westlands area, Nairobi.

He was arraigned in to court on Wednesday, November 9 under a miscellaneous application.

The High Court on Wednesday had ordered the auctioneer and his lawyer  to swear affidavits explaining circumstances that led to the wrongful implementation of an order that expressly prohibited them from demolishing the said property

The prosecution wanted Baraza to be detained for 14 days and investigators to access the demolished property belonging to quantify the damage and create an inventory of items allegedly stolen from the house during the demolition.

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