Nandi Governor Stephen Sang, who spent Monday night at the Kisumu Central Police Station where following his arrest over destruction of a tea estate in his county has been charged in court.
Mr Sang was Tuesday morning presented in a Kisumu court after police said they did not receive an order to free him.
Nyanza Regional Police Boss Vincent Makokha had early Tuesday morning confirmed that they still had Governor Sang in custody following the destruction of Kibwari Tea Estate on Friday and Saturday.
Senate majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen and Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruyiot visited Sang on Monday.
Murkomen said, “We are going for supper we are coming back”, but sources said they left and went straight to the airport for Nairobi.
Sang arrived at the station on Monday at 2.17pm accompanied by a contingent of police officers in more than three vehicles, county officials from Nandi and his supporters.
The governor had earlier been arrested when he presented himself to the DCI offices in Kapsabet in relation to the uprooting of tea at Kibwari farm after various reports that he was being sought by the police for leading the destruction of the tea farm.
A group of people accompanied the governor to the station forcing the police to lobby teargas to disperse them as Sang made his way to the station here he took around 45 minutes being interrogated and later rushed to Kisumu for further interrogation.