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Shaffie Weru, celebrities to spend Easter in police cells after arrest – PHOTOS

Radio personality Shaffie Weru and other celebrities were on Thursday night arrested during an event at Dusit D2 Hotel in Nairobi.

Those arrested were guests at the launch of an entertainment company owned by controversial and flamboyant businessman Kevin ‘The Don’ Obia.

Police and county officers during the raid. PHOTO | COURTESY
Police and county officers during the raid. PHOTO | COURTESY

Embakasi East MP Babu Owino was among the guests in attendance.

After the arrest, Shaffie took to social media and wondered why he was being arrested at a launch event.

The contingent of police and county officers arrived in several vehicles and ordered guests at the event to step outside, as they went round picking their intended people which also included the host.

Flamboyant businessman Kevin 'The Don' Obia (left) during the event. PHOTO | COURTESY
Flamboyant businessman Kevin ‘The Don’ Obia (left) during the event. PHOTO | COURTESY

Mr Kobia is known for throwing flashy events. He is a friend to Mr Jared Kiasa Otieno, the city man remembered for spending millions during a traditional wedding in Meru.

Mr Kevin Obia, alias Kevin Kleigh, is facing charges of pretending to be in a position to sell seven kilogrammes of gold to one Mr Gallati, for which he obtained the Sh13.7 million during a meeting at a hotel in Nairobi city centre.


‘TheDon, as he is also called is well known in Nairobi’s high-end entertainment circles.