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Grabbers descend on unclaimed land in Embakasi - 1 months ago, 21 Mar 21:44

Mwangi Muiruri

A new wave of land grabbing has erupted in the controversial Embakasi Ranching Company even as the government announced that it would be issuing title deeds to shareholders soon.

Grabbers are targeting undeveloped parcels as well as those that were not claimed in the vetting ahead of a titling programme expected to be announced soon, said the ranch’s chairperson, Lucy Mathenge.

She said there is a possibility that those involved have knowledge of the government register containing the names of those to be issued with the title deeds, to enable them choose parcels that have not been claimed.

“The scheme involves a cartel of land grabbers who are invading undeveloped and unclaimed plots,” she told Business Daily.

“They are erecting fences and if no one comes forward to claim ownership, they are subdividing those parcels and putting them up for sale.”

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