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Man arrested with pangas and rungus at Uhuru Park

A man was arrested on Wednesday as he tried to enter Uhuru Park with pangas (machetes) and rungus (clubs).

A video of the arrest shows the man telling the police that the crude weapons are always in the car, and that he had forgotten to dispose of them before entering Uhuru Park.

Zinakuwaga tu kwa gari. Nilisahau kuzitowa,” the man is heard telling the police.



Kilimani OCPD, Peter Katam said the man is in police custody.

The Opposition coalition, Cord, is set to hold a Madaraka Day rally at the venue.

Police deployed massively in the city centre and at Uhuru Park early Wednesday morning ahead of the rally.