Police in Homa Bay County have arrested MCA for Kojwach ward, Joan Ogada for allegedly assaulting the County Assembly Clerk, Daniel Kaudo in his office on Wednesday morning.
Ogada allegedly stormed the clerk’s office alongside other two MCAS where they attacked and roughed him up before destroying office equipment over unknown reasons.
Confirming the incident to KNA, the Homa Bay County Deputy Police Commander, Samuel Obara said that Ogada was arrested within the assembly precincts after they assaulted the clerk and tore his clothes.
Obara said that two other MCAs who also participated in the incident were identified as Maurice Ogwang of Kendu Bay Town ward and his Kabuoch South counterpart, Oscar Abote. They escaped the police dragnet as police wanted them arrested and charged with assault.
He said that a team of investigators from the CID office in Homa Bay were also moving into the office of the clerk to investigate the allegations on the damage of the office equipment by the suspects.
Ogada has recorded her statement and she was expected to be arraigned in court in the cause of the day.
By Naomi Wandede/Davis Langat