Police were Sunday night looking for two legislators allied to Deputy President William Ruto over chaos that broke out in Murang’a where two people were killed and scores others injured.
Police Spokesman Charles Owino said Inspector-General of Police Hillary Mutyambai had ordered the arrests MPs Alice Wahome (Kandara) and Ndindi Nyoro (Kiharu), “for planning the violence.”
“The IG has ordered the arrest of the leaders, Ndindi Nyoro and Alice Wahome for mobilizing the violence,” the police spokesman said.
IG Mutyambai further wants motor vehicles that were reportedly used to ferry goons tracked and detained to assist in the investigations.
The IG said he had instructed the Director of Internal Affairs Unit (IAU) and two senior Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officers to carry out investigations into the matter and bring the perpetrators to book.
The police boss warned politicians engaging in inciteful utterances and acts.
“Stern action will be taken against any person engaging in planning and executing unlawful acts, ” the IG said.
In the Sunday morning chaos, property of unknown value is said to have been destroyed.
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