The IG Hillary Mutyambai orders four to be charged

The IG Hillary Mutyambai orders four to be charged. The four include, MPs Wilson Kogo, Nelson Koech, Didmus Barasa and Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei.

The IG Hillary Mutyambai

The four lawmakers were arrested on Thursday during Kabuchai by-election for alleged voter intimidation.

The Inspector General further ordered firearms bureau to suspend their gun licences and guns surrendered to DCI for ballistic exam. He said that Koech, Barasa, Cherargei and Kogo misused their guns during the by-election.

In a statement seen by Hello News, the IG ordered Police commanders of jurisdictions where by-elections were carried out to charge the four leaders.

Police have claimed that the four Lawmakers were driving around polling stations with hired gangs and cars full of weapons.

The four however denied the charges claiming they were monitoring by-elections daring police to provide proof to back their allegations.

The Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i echoed Mutyambai in the revocation of the gun licenses for those involved in violence.

He was speaking during the launch of National Land Commission strategic plan 2021/2026 at Kempiski hotel Nairobi.

Dr Matiang’i also added that the government will seek to invoke Chapter 6 of the Constitution on the affected politicians.  If invoked, politicians involved will no longer just be taken to court they will be declared unfit for office.

In Matungu, former Sports CS Rashid Echesa is a wanted man after he was caught on camera slapping an IEBC official. In Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala’s bodyguard was arrested for shooting a resident.

What do you think?

Written by Hello News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

One Comment

Shock as former Ugenya MP’s wife is jailed

Judge warns widows in Eldoret over a man Called Vincent