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Ruto's Turkish associate Harun Aydin secretly deported - Ahmednasir confirms

Constitutional lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi has announced that Turkish businessman Harun Aydin has been deported.

Turkish investor Harun Aydin

In a post on his verified Twitter handle, Ahmednasir said that the government had decided to deport Aydin to Turkey after his arrest over the weekend.

"Breaking news...Confirmed Harun Aydin was deported. Goverment realised it can't sustain a criminal case," he announced.

"I told you.The desperados realizing the embarrassment they have visited upon themselves have decided not to charge Businessman Harun Aydin. They are ready to ruin our international relations and foreign direct investment in pursuit of petty politics. In the end they will ruin themselves," Senator Kipchumba Murkomen added.

Aydin was expected to be arraigned at Kahawa Law Courts on Monday where the media and his lawyers were waiting, only to learn that he was deported.


Ahmednasir said that they will pursue the businessman's rights even in his absence until the matter is settled.

"When you arrest someone from the streets and say that he has financed terrorism, then as a government you don't even have the guts to bring him to court so that you can see that process through, it shows how shamless that this government is.

"As his lawyers we will challenge the process to deport him becasue deportation is done according to a certain procedure and law, the government cannot just deport you because you're a friend to the deputy president, that is not a crime.

"We will bring him back to this country whether this year or next year or the other year, it does'nt matter," Ahmednasir vowed.


DP Ruto's statement.

Deputy President William Ruto issued a statement after the arrest of Mr Aydin over the weekend.

"Turkish investor Aydin Harun is a victim of top-down arrogance bred by patronage and cartels that criminalise enterprise. Importers' goods declared contraband, Africa spirits closed, Keroche harassed, now investor with valid papers labelled terrorist.Tragedy of political pettiness," the statement read.

Some of the questions that were raised about Aydin's document include the non existence of his companies on online business directories as well as Kenyan contacts.

One of his contacts was registered under Edward Kasyoka while the other was registered under Eunice Chumbe.


"Aydin Harun is an alleged big Turkish investor yet his organization, Unit 2HA Investment Energy Africa Ltd has no website nor web presence. It has a gmail address instead of its own domain name. In this day and age, no big business nor serious investor uses gmail," said lawyer Donald Kipkorir.


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