It has not been a good week for vivacious radio presenter and talented writer Ciku Muiruri since KTN’s ‘Jicho Pevu’ aired a file clip, which showed her getting cosy with Artur Margaryan, one of the controversial Armenian brothers deported from Kenya in 2006.
Ciku’s Facebook page has been overflowing with comments over the incident at a party in the brothers’ Runda home when they invited media personalities. The event was long forgotten - until an investigative piece on the death of Internal Security Minister George Saitoti filled the KTN screen, touching on the Arturs.
Matters took an interesting twist when Ciku, famous for her ‘Busted’ radio programme that exposes cheats, posted an explanation on Facebook detailing that she was casually being raised to create space for others. She also said many other media personalities were at the party, and it was unfair to pick on her.
When The Nairobian contacted her, she refused to comment the matter saying, “Sorry, no comment on this issue.”
The Artur brothers, who entered Kenya in 2005 and were thought to have been involved in the State-sanctioned raid of the Standard Group, held many parties where those who attended said featured lots of food, alcohol and sex.
Ciku is thought to have been targeted by Internet trolls because of her holier-than-thou stance in Busted and her weekly column in Daily Nation’s Zuqka pullout.