‘Nation’ journalist injured as MCA’s brawl over governor’s impeachment motion – PHOTOS
Nyeri MCAs on Tuesday fought at the assembly over the impeachment of Governor Nderitu Gachagua in a brawl that also sucked in journalists and county assembly staff.
The fight pitted MCAs allied to Governor Gachagua who opposing the impechment motion and those supporting the bid to kick him out.
Chinga MCA Paul Ngiria, who has opposed the motion, had just driven into the compound and walked past a group ward reps when a war of words ensued between him and the MCAs.
Kimathi MCA Stephen Mwaniki and Rugi MCA Johnson Njoroge followed him and grabbed him by his shoulders.
Mr Ngiria fought back and asked the ward reps to stay away or get hurt.
When Mukurwe-ini Central MCA Hudson Gicheru noticed that a Nation journalist was taking photos of the encounter, he grabbed her camera and tried to twist her arm to wrestle the camera from her.
But other journalists screamed and guards manning the assembly intervened.