22nd November, 2022
A five-storey building in Ruiru town collapsed early Monday morning a few hours after more than 100 tenants were evacuated. This is the second building to collapse in Kiambu county in a span of one week. At the same time a woman believed to be the owner of the building that collapsed and killed two people in Ruaka, Kiambu county was arrested at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) while attempting to leave the country. Police said the woman alongside other stakeholders including county officials and engineers may be charged with causing deaths and damage to other people’s properties.