Nandi County Senator Samson Cherargei has been arrested by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
According to the DCI, Cherargei allegedly uttered hateful utterances at at Kilibwoni Primary School on August 17, 2019.
The Senator is expected to be arraigned in court to face charges of ethnic contempt contrary to Section 62(1) of the National Cohesion and Integration Act as well as incitement to violence contrary to Section 96(a) of the Penal Code.
“NANDI SENATOR Hon. Samson Kiprotich CHERARGEI has been arrested by DCI Detectives following his hateful utterances at Kilibwoni Primary School on 17th August 2019. The suspect will be taken to court today to face charges of ethnic contempt c/section 62(1)…” reads information on DCI Kenya Twitter handle.
More to follow…