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Mechanic did not 'steal' presidential BMW

02 September 2014, 12:39 Victor Tinto

Nairobi - A Nakuru mechanic who has been accused of stealing a presidential vehicle has denied the charges against him.

The mechanic, an Aggrey Odhiambo, has denied the charges linking him to the stealing of a BMW that State House has so far denied belongs to the presidential escort.

He was charged Monday in a Nakuru court.

He denied that he had direct links to the vehicle and insisted that there were sinister motives to his arrest.

The case has been treated as a matter of urgency.

Also read: State House: BMW not presidential escort

The government has denied reports that a car stolen from a presidential guard was part of the president's escort.

There have been reports that the BMW car, stolen Wednesday night in Ruai was part of the presidential escort.

Some sources in State House even went as far as denying there was a vehicle stolen but Esipisu was adamant that there was nothing sinister in the whole matter.

" We would like to confirm an incident involving a BMW 735, purchased in 2000, and belonging to the Kenya Police Service, registration number GK A374E, and using civilian number plate KAW 479Y, he said Friday.

The car has yet to be found to this point.

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