Nandi Governor Stephen Sang has vowed to put up a cattle dip at the same spot that got him arrested after he cleared tea bushed valued at Sh2 million.
Speaking shortly after he was released on Sh1 million bond, the governor maintained his innocence thanking the courts for administering justice.
"I am happy today because the court has given me justice. I will ensure that a cattle dip is constructed on that parcel of land in the next one month," he stated.
Speaking on his overnight stay at the Kisumu Central Police Station, the governor accused the officers of deliberately curtailing his release by leaving the station unattended.
He blamed the apparent laxity on Inspector General Hilary Mutyambai and the Director of Public Prosecutions.
3 charges against Governor Sang
The governor appeared before Resident Magistrate Beryl Omollo and denied charges of malicious damage to property, incitement to violence and abuse of public office.
Governor Sang led residents in clearing tea bushes on a parcel of land in Kibwari Tea Estate claiming that the land was donated to locals by white settlers.
He further argued that the National Lands commission (NLC) had allowed him to take back the alleged public land to build a community cattle dip.