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Police arrest contractor who built collapsed Huruma building

Police have arrested a man believed to be the contractor who built the collapsed building in Huruma estate that killed more than 40 people.

Mr Vitalis Omondi Ahawo was arrested by detectives on Friday in Komenya – Kowala village, West Alego, Siaya County.

He has since brought to Nairobi and is in police custody.

Police investigating the matter have cast doubt on his competence to build houses.

The man reportedly fled to his village home with his wife and children after the building collapsed.