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Senator Linturi Released on 2M cash Bail

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Senator Mithika Linturi
Senator Mithika Linturi

Meru Senator Mithika Linturi now released by a Nakuru Court on a cash bail of Ksh2 million.

Issuing the ruling. Nakuru Chief Magistrate Edna Nyaloti. Said that interfering with witnesses was not enough reason to hold the politician for seven more days.

“He has been released on a Ksh2 million cash bail. And will be reporting to the (DCI) headquarters once a week,” Nyaloti said.

Earlier on the senator Linturi was in the hands of the police following his contentious remarks at Saturday’s rally held in Eldoret.

Sanetor Mithika Linturi
Senator Mithika Linturi

In the video, Senator Linturi was telling the crowd in Eldoret: “…Watu wa Uasin Gishu musicheze na Kenya, na kile nawaomba ni kwamba madoa doa yale mulionayo hapa muweze kuondoa…’ 

On his personal apology. According to him, he meant to urge the multitude to fully support UDA in the August polls, “oblivious of the possibility that my choice of words might assume negative meaning.”

Senator Linturi Released on 2M cash Bail

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On Monday. The Deputy President broke his silence by urging his UDA members to mind their language while addressing the public.

Homa Bay Woman Representative Gladys Wanga. Had earlier dismissed the UDA’s rebuke of Meru Senator Mithika Linturi’s contentious remarks at Saturday’s rally as half-hearted and superficial.

Wanga claims that the Deputy President William Ruto-led camp did not really regret Linturi’s utterances. Terming their Monday apology as a weak attempt to save face following uproar from Kenyans.

Wanga calls out what she terms as complicity by the DP, due to failure to condemn Linturi’s remarks at the Eldoret rally. She argues it will be interpreted as an agreement to what the senator said.

Linturi’s arrest took place on Sunday morning following a Saturday directive by DPP Noordin Haji. To the Inspector General of Police Hilary Mutyambai. He appeared before the Nakuru Law Courts on Monday.

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