The police have requested to be allowed to detain former Sports activities Cupboard Secretary Rashid Echesa for 21 days in an effort to full investigations right into a Sh40 billion faux firearms tender.
Showing earlier than a Justice of the Peace on the Jomo Kenyatta Worldwide Airport (JKIA) Friday morning, the prosecution stated investigators must journey to the US to gather extra proof.
The court docket additional heard that releasing him will jeopardise assortment of proof, a few of which was discovered within the possession of the suspect.
Nonetheless, his lawyer Evans Ondieki opposed the request by the prosecution whereas claiming the explanations behind his arrest have been political.
His defence workforce additionally alleges that his arrest is malicious, given the timing and the variety of days the prosecution needs to carry him.
A ruling will probably be issued at 2 pm.