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Youths block Ngong road in anti-Kuria demos – VIDEO

Youths blocked part of Ngong road on Tuesday afternoon to protest remarks made by Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria on Opposition leader Raila Odinga.

The protesters are also angered by a move by police to arrest three Cord legislators accused of hate-speech in remarks made at a media briefing while reacting to Mr Kuria’s statements.


The rioters barricaded the road near Adams Arcade area with rocks and burning tyres. Motorists had to seek alternative routes.

Anti-riot police have been deployed in the area to restore order.

Mr Kuria was caught on video calling for the assassination of Mr Odinga. The video has gone viral on social media.

Similar protests were witnessed in Migori Town over the arrest of Suna East MP Junet Mohammed.

Mr Mohammed was detained alongside Timothy Bosire (Kitutu Masaba), Aisha Jumwa (Kilifi women rep) and Machakos Senator Johnston Muthama over a press conference where they called for the arrest of Mr Kuria and two other Jubilee leaders.

They warned that they would be forced to take unspecified action should the police fail to act.

Besides Mr Kuria, Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu and his Bahati counterpart Kimani Ngunjiri were also wanted by police over hate-speech.