Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala arrested.
Kakamega Senator was on Friday arrested by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) in relation to killings that took place in Matungu.
The killings that left 13 people dead and 30 injured over the past month left police baffled as to the brutality of the killings and the organization of the killers. Cabinet Secretary Matiang’i ordered a special division of GSU officer to back-up local police and ensure security in the region to hunt down the attackers.
According to one of the resident, the attackers always come in the dead of night and start hacking their victims. The attacks have caused fear and anger among the residents.
Mr. Malala was arrested at Sovereign Hotel in Kisumu town and taken to Nyanza Regional Police Headquarters for interrogation. He is being held at Kisumu Central Police Station.
By: Njuguna Emmanuel