Security was beefed up in Nairobi as the chopper carrying Governor Mike Sonko arrived at Wilson Airport.
Sonko arrived in a chopper sent by DPP Noordin Hajji and he was taken to EACC offices for questioning before being taken into custody.
Water cannons and anti-riots police moved around the Integrity Centre to make sure any disruptions are tackled.
The tight security showed the police preparedness to face protesters allied to the Governor.
Basing on past experiences, such arrests see supporters call for the immediate release of their leader thus riots.
Governor Mike Sonko was arrested in Voi following a directive by DPP Noordin Hajji of his arrest.
The DPP strongly believes he has a strong case against the Governor on unlawful acts including illegal acquiring of properties among others.