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Nkaissery mocks Wetang’ula for comment on Koffi’s assault case – VIDEO

Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery has hit back at Cord co-principal Moses Wetang’ula, once again revisiting the infamous battering by his wife.

Mr Nkaissery told the politician that the government could not have charged disgraced Congolese musician Koffi Olomide as the complainant the same way Mr Wetangula’s wife was not charged after she battered him.

Mr Wetangula had spoken in the Senate on Tuesday evening where he argued that there was sufficient evidence to charge Mr Olomide in Kenya for assaulting one of his female dancers, despite there being no complainant, after the woman refused to press charges.

The Bungoma senator said the Lingala singer should have been prosecuted for assault on Kenyan soil and not deported.

Mr Nkaissery hit back at the senator with an assault case that had the senator himself as the victim.


“Sasa hata mimi nilikuwa nauliza, juzi wakati yeye alikuwa anapigwa na bibi yake… serikali ingekuwa complainant tungeenda kukamata bibi yake?” (I was wondering whether the other day when he was being battered by his wife, had the government been the complainant, would we have gone to arrest his wife?) he questioned while addressing a group of security chiefs.

This is not the first time government officials have made reference to Mr Wetang’ula’s alleged battery by his wife. Last month, Deputy President William Ruto, while pocking holes at Cord leadership, also mentioned the incident.

Mr Ruto said families have a lot of issues “but when the man of the house is beaten by his wife he should not report to the police”.

Mr Wetangula’s woes started on February 21 when he filed a report at Lang’ata police station accusing his wife Ann of assaulting him.

In a report to the Lang’ata Officer Commanding Station, the Police surgeon said the Ford Kenya party boss sustained multiple soft tissue injuries.

The report said the senator had a small swelling on the left side of his scalp. He also had soft tissue injuries on the chest, wrist, elbow and ankle which appeared to have been caused by a blunt object