Innocent ‘buyer’ of Uhuru’s sheep caught
A video has emerged showing the moment one of the buyers of sheep stolen from looters at retired President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Northland farm was caught.
The video, shows the suspect being manhandled by a group of people. The man is alleged to be among those who bought sheep stolen from Mr Kenyatta’s farm. The incident is reported to have happened in Makutano, Mwea.
The suspect whose name are yet to be revealed is said was trying to escape a trail by people who were in a vehicle. At the time he was caught, the suspect is reported to have been in possession of a sheep in his car boot.
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“I saw a Subaru following me, and I feared they would harm me,” the suspect is heard defending himself.
The suspect, who was alone in the car, while defending his actions, claimed that he was rushing to fuel his car then proceed to a police station to report the strange vehicle that was trailing him.
“I found someone hawking a sheep along the road and upon inquiry, he agreed to sell it to me. After the deal, he went his way then I proceeded with my journey,” he explained while begging for forgiveness.
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The accused later admitted the sheep was among the animals that were stolen on Monday at Northlands farm along Eastern Bypass, Ruiru.
During the Monday incident, a group of goons invaded the farm and reportedly stole sheep and cut down trees. Some of the looters sold the stolen animals along the Bypass road.
Azimio la Umoja – One Kenya Coalition leader Raila Odinga has since condemned the act, accusing the Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua, Majority Leader in the National Assembly, Kimani Ichungwa, and Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro for being behind the invasion. Mr Ichungwa has since denied the claims.
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