Police on Tuesday arrested a man caught on camera threatening a Kileleshwa security guard with a gun on Saturday.
Initial reports indicated that the man was a foreigner but it has since been established that he is a Kenyan known as Kevin Obia alias Kevin Kleigh. He is also referred to as “The Don.”
The matter was reported at Kileleshwa Police Station and the suspect who was in the company of two other men apprehended and released on police bond.
His gun has since been confiscated. Police are also seeking to establish whether the gun license presented by Kevin is genuine.
Kahawa Tungu understands that Kevin leads a flashy lifestyle and is a familiar face in the entertainment circuit as well the corridors of justice.
He is facing charges of pretending that he could sell an Australian national, Mr Christian Gallati 7kg of gold during a meeting at a city hotel.
Kevin is said to have pocketed Sh13.7 million.
In December 2017, the “flamboyant businessman” is said to have caused drama at Kiza Lounge when he demanded that a certain woman join him in the VIP lounge.
Kiza apologized to the victim and allegedly fired the security personnel on duty on the said night.
He is also said to be a close associate of Jared Otieno, a businessman accused of conning foreigners in a gold export business deal.
In 2018, he alongside Kiss 100 presenter Shaffie Weru launched an entertainment outfit dubbed A1 Entertainment at the Dusit D2 Hotel.
He will be arraigned in court on Thursday.