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Here’s Gachuri’s children’s heartwarming letter after watching daddy being assaulted on TV

An emotional letter written by journalist Francis Gachuri’s children wishing him happiness and good health, after after he was assaulted by unknown goons on Tuesday at the Wiper Headquarters, has melted the hearts of Kenyans online.

On Wednesday, Mr Gachuri, who is a political affairs reporter for Citizen TV,  shared a picture of the letter signed by his three children namely, Sandra, Marcus and Curtis on Twitter.

Gachuri says his kids wrote the letter as a way of offering their overwhelming support and love, after watching their dad get assaulted on TV.

Gachuri and NTV camera person Jane Gatwiri were attacked by the goons who accused the journalists of biased coverage during the just concluded election.

The goons reportedly invaded the venue of the meeting seeking out Citizen TV crew members to express their dissatisfaction over the manner the station covered the election.


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The goons approached Mr Gachuri and forcefully ejected him from the event even as they accused the station of having been part of scheme to rig the elections in favour of Jubilee.

And in a related move, the ever smiling journalist said he has unconditionally forgiven his assailants.

Nasa leaders Raila Odinga and Musalia Mudavadi have since regretted the incident and offered their apology to the affected journalist.

The hand written letter by Gachuri’s children warmed by hearts of Kenyans on Twitter. Here’s what they had to say: