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Top Newspaper Headlines for October 21: SC Philip Murgor nieces demand arrest of Ndichi twins over alleged assault

The country’s top newspapers on Thursday, October 21 widely reported on the Mashujaa Day celebrations that was held at Wang’uru stadium in Kirinyaga county.

The dailies also reported on an incident where two sisters accused businessmen Eddie and Paul Ndichu, now commonly referred to ‘Ndichu Twins’ of assault.

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The Standard

Wang’uru stadium erupted into cheers after President Uhuru Kenyatta announced the lifting of the daily dusk to dawn curfew.

The curfew was in March 2020 in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Uhuru lauded Kenyans for their resilience, noting that it has seen a section of Kenyans transforming the pandemic challenges into opportunities.

Taifa Leo

According to the Swahili publication, Deputy President William Ruto and ODM leader Raila Odinga used the Mashujaa Day celebrations to campaign for their presidential bids.

Speaking during Mashujaa Day celebrations in Kirinyaga county, the DP stated that he will continue with Uhuru’s legacy using his popular bottom-up economic model.

On the other hand, the former Prime Minister said that he is a friend of the Mt Kenya region disclosing how he campaigned for former President Mwai Kibaki when he was sick.

The Star

According to the newspaper, Deputy President William Ruto surprised many after making a u-turn on his boss, Uhuru Kenyatta’s performance and heaped praises on him during Mashujaa Day celebrations.

According to the DP, the country has seen unprecedented transformation in the past nine years since Uhuru took over as the Head of State.

“You have been a transformational leader in Kenya. You have set the standards for the leaders who will come after you,” said Ruto.

People Daily

Former Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has vowed to travel to Cananda to accompany exiled lawyer Miguna Miguna back home on November 16.

In a statement, the former CJ stated that his move is meant to make Kenyan authorities respect court orders.

Mutunga said Miguna was illegally abducted from his house in Nairobi on November 2, 2018, detained incommunicado and tortured for six days before being deported to Canada thereafter.

Daily Nation

Two sisters, Cheryl and Stephanie Murgor who were reportedly assaulted by businessmen Eddie and Paul Ndichu have demanded the twins’ arrest within seven days.

Speaking to the press, the two sisters flanked by their uncle and Senior Counsel Philip Murgor claimed that they were attending a wedding after party at Ole Sereni Hotel when Stephanie one of the Ndichu twins leading to an altercation.

The sisters claimed the Ndichu twins jumped on Stephanie and started choking her and when her boyfriend responded, he was too grabbed by the throat.

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