Former Sports minister Rashid Echesa will spend the weekend in the cold cells of remand after a Nairobi court on Friday allowed the police to hold him at least until Monday 6pm to complete their investigations.

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Rashid Echesa during his time as Sports CS. PHOTO/COURTESY

The court ruled that Echesa, who was arrested on Thursday by Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives over Sh40 billion fake military tender, will be released on a cash bail of Sh1 million after police complete search.

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Former Sports CS Rashid Echesa was nabbed on Thursday by DCI detectives. PHOTO/COURTESY

The former member of the cabinet was arraigned on Friday morning at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) court and police asked the magistrate to be allowed to detain him for 21 days in order to complete investigations.

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Rashid Echesa in JKIA court on Friday morning. PHOTO/COURTESY

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