On July 3, 2019, blogger Dennis Itumbi, was arrested at City Hall and driven to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) headquarters on Kiambu Road for questioning.

Senior Principal Magistrate Kennedy Cheruiyot has today released Mr. Itumbi on a Ksh 100,000 cash bail.

Itumbi denied 3 counts of; making, publishing false documents and reprogramming a mobile phone. These allegations are over the alleged fake letter which claimed there was a plot to assassinate Deputy President William Ruto.

Hearing will be on 2nd and 3rd September 2019. Mention set for 5th August.