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Bank hires UK law firm in blogger Nyakundi row


By CECIL ODONGOMore by this AuthorA local bank at the centre of a defamation row with controversial blogger Cyprian Nyakundi has hired a top British law firm currently representing Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle to tackle the case. In a statement published in local dailies, Victoria Commercial Bank (VCB) says it has enlisted the services of London-based Schillings, renown for reputation management and defamation issues, in its case against Mr Nyakundi. Mr Nyakundi and Mr Ong'era were arrested by Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officers at Westgate Mall, Nairobi on Monday on allegations of extortion, blackmail and false accusations. DEFIANTIn its statement, VCB says it initiated further legal action against the controversial blogger after its plea to have him remove or delete the defamatory posts bore no fruit. The bank also revealed that it has engaged third party websites that re-published the stories seeking their removal.


Source: Daily Nation January 22, 2020 09:22 UTC



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