Blogger Edgar Obare was last evening arrested for publishing information that is deemed false on his Instagram handle.
According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the blogger runs a social media syndicate that blackmails influential citizens by threatening to taint their images online and demanding cash to clear them.
According to Detectives from the cybercrime unit, the blogger and his employee Desy Oduor have been stalking prominent personalities for monetary exploration.
In his recent controversial posts, the blogger had shared a conversation with a lady who is allegedly pregnant with Governer Alfred Mutua’s baby which detectives have rubbished the claims as the said lady is not pregnant.
Alongside his Accomplice, Edgar was arrested and detained at the Muthaiga police station and the charges against him are under the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes act of 2018 contrary to section 23 and section 27.
Similarly, the blogger was once again arrested last year after sharing private information about Vlogger Natalie Tewa where he was released on a cash bail of Ksh100,000.
This is not the first time that the blogger has been arrested for the acts. In August A few months ago, he was arrested for the same issue against Natalie Wanjiru well known as Natalie Tewa, a content creator and a social media influencer and the court case is still ongoing.