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Driver of Kasipul MP arrested

Police  in Homa-Bay County have arrested the driver of a Kasipul NGCDF vehicle regarding a fracas in an Oyugi hotel which left one of the aides of the local MP, Ong’ondo  Were dead.

The  Homa-Bay County DCI Officer, Daniel Wachira  confirmed that the driver took the MP to the hotel but immediately  disappeared after the fracas, adding that they are still interrogating the driver to enable them get more facts concerning  the incident.

The  police in Oyugis said that Lamon Adienge, 35 who is still undergoing treatment in Rachuonyo Level four hospital  will  be charged in court for assaulting Kenneth Jabuya a tutor at Omiro Technical Training Institute in Rachuonyo South Sub- County.

Adienge  and  his counterpart, Jerry  Odhiambo had attacked Kenneth Jabuya at a hotel in Oyugis town stubbing him  severally  on the stomach. However, a mob assaulted Odhiambo and then succumbed to death on arrival at Rachuonyo South Sub- County hospital while Adienge was saved by the police and taken to hospital.

When  contacted by the police on Monday, the MP condemned the action of attacking and killing Odhiambo calling for  action to be taken against the perpetrators of the violence.

Wachira  appealed to the public that they are reviewing CCTV footages which were recorded during the fight.

It  is  alleged that the MP was within the hotel ten minutes before the incident.

The  DCI  assured  the public  that  those  who participated in the attack will be held accountable and the MP will have  to record a statement with the police on what he knew about the incident.

By  Davis Langat/Angeline Adisa

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