Ndindi Nyoro released from police custody

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 08:05 |
Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro.

Kiharu Member of Parliament (MP) Ndindi Nyoro has been released from police custody, his lawyer Murang’a Senator Irungu Kang’ata has said.

The lawyer said the MP, who was arrested on Monday evening at ACK St James Cathedral in Murang'a County, was released shortly after midnight.

"We are happy that Ndindi Nyoro has been released. The police told us he had no case to answer. He was released on free bond," Kang’ata said.

The police had earlier said the legislator was set to be charged with assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest and a disrupting church service at Gatui Catholic Church on Sunday.

Church chaos

Chaos broke out in the Kiharu church after Nyoro stormed inside, to assert his authority as the local MP after the Kieleweke faction of Jubilee failed to invite him to their fundraiser.

Nyoro, who is aligned to the team Tanga Tanga, the faction championing for Deputy President William Ruto to ascend to the presidency in 2022, said the convener of the fundraiser should have consulted him first.

The convener, nominated MP Maina Kamanda, is one of the leaders of the Kieleweke group which is opposed to a Ruto presidency.

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