Nyali MP Mohammed Ali has now claimed that Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho wanted to stab him with a knife. 

According to the legislator, the incident happened on Tuesday during the Msambweni by-election that was marred with chaos pitting ODM candidate Omar Boga and independent candidate Feisal Bader. 

Ali claimed that Joho was accompanied by a section of youth who smashed his car after following him to his vehicle. The MP recorded a statement with the police after the incident. 

"Hassan Ali Joho that was an attempted murder. You wanted to stab me with a knife. Cheap politics. Grow up and have a life!," Part of Ali's statement read. 

Hassan Ali Joho that was an attempted murder. You wanted to stab me with a knife. Cheap politics. Grow up and have a life!

Posted by Official Jicho Pevu with Mohammed Ali on Tuesday, December 15, 2020

The Msambweni by-election was largely marred with violence with a section of leaders being arrested on Tuesday and reports of bribery. 

Ex-Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama was among those arrested after chaos erupted at the Jomo Kenyatta primary school polling station in Msambweni.