Police have arrested a Kenyan politician for misuse of his civilian firearm.
Mr Emmanuel Osore, Ford Kenya party’s Busia County chairman, was arrested on Friday by Police officers attached at Lang’ata Police Station.
Osore is accused of shooting Maurice Wafula following a disagreement at
the Ford Kenya party’s delegates meeting at the Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi, on Thursday.
“During the FORD Kenya delegates meeting, yesterday at the Bomas of Kenya, Busia County Ford Kenya chairman Mr Emmanuel Osore had a disagreement with one of the delegates. Infuriated, he drew his civilian licensed firearm and shot aimlessly injuring one Maurice Wafula,” read the police report.
Police have cautioned all licensed firearm holders to exercise restraint and act responsibly when in possession of their licensed firearms, especially during the emotive electioneering period.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.