Nairobi News


MP in court for ‘punching’ female colleague, lawyers claim mental problems

Wajir East MP Rashid Kassim has been charged with assaulting Woman Representative Fatima Gedi within the precincts of the national assembly .

He has also been charged with causing actual harm to her body.

He pleaded not guilty before Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi and was released on a cash bail of Sh50,000.

His lawyers told court that the MP developed mental complications on Friday night and was rushed to Aga Khan hospital for medical attention.