Thursday, July 25, 2024

Meru Governor Kawira Mwangaza arrested over Okolea program

Meru Governor Kawira Mwangaza has on Wednesday been arrested after she allegedly organizaed the outlawed Okoleo program in the county.

The arrested at Ruiga village, Imenti Central was inline with the directive by Interior CS Kithure Kindiki who declared the program illegal following violence in a past event.

Speaking after the arrest, Mwangaza noted that she had been accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Livestock to oversee the whole exercise which according to her was very transperant.

She continued by saying that she obeyed the police orders to enter the Landcruiser even though she was not aware of what they were accusing her of.

The police noted confusion as to what they thought was happening at the event before allowing the Governor to leave.

The news comes at a time when the Meru MCAs have filled an impeachment motion against the Governor over abuse of office among other allegations.

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