The Inspector-General of Police Hillary Mutyambai has ordered the arrest of Deputy President William Ruto’s allies; Ndindi Nyoro of Kiharu and Alice Wahome of Kandara over violence that erupted in Murang'a County on Sunday, leaving two dead.
According to the police, the violence erupted following a clash between leaders allied to the Kieleweke and Tangatanga factions.
In a tweet, the IG ordered for the arrest of the two, adding that police should track vehicles hired to ferry the goons to help with the investigations.
“The @IG_NPS has directed that Members of Parliament (Mps) Hon. Ndindi Nyoro and Hon. Alice Wahome to be tracked and arrested immediately for mobilizing goons who caused mayhem at Kenol this morning… Equally the motor vehicles which were hired to ferry goons be tracked and detained to assist in Investigation,” the National Police Service tweeted.
Violence in Murang’a ahead of Ruto’s rally
Meanwhile, two people died on Sunday morning as youth clashed at Kenol, Murang’a County ahead of a visit by DP Ruto.
According to Murang’a South police boss Anthony Keter, several other people were injured during the violence.
“Two people died, including a youth who was lynched by residents, while more than 10 others escaped with injuries,” said Mr Keter as quoted by Nation.