CID investigating Muthama's Waiguru 'insults'
25 September 2015, 15:58
Nairobi - The CID is investigating comments made by Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama over his comments purporting that Devolution CS Anne Waiguru is President Uhuru Kenyatta's girlfriend.
The National Cohesion and Integration Commision NCIC said Friday that the case was under review and that it had received recordings over the matter.
Chairman Francis Ole Kaparo said that the matter was under investigation by the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and the CID.
" We have received the complaints file and are looking at it currently," he said.
Muthama in his speech at a rally in Nairobi's Uhuru Park Wednesday was critical of Waiguru and stated that he felt the President had used special dispensation to deal with her.
The remarks were made during the CORD coalition's teachers solidarity rally at Uhuru Park in Nairobi.
We need money taken out of Uhuru's friend Waiguru's Devolution ministry
which has been handed billions of shillings to pay teachers," he
Waweru says that as an elected leader, Muthama had let down his office.
The utterances seem to indicate that the President is favouring a
certain member of the cabinet for reasons other than performance, which
is an offence," he added.
Muthama did not hide his frustration at the fact that Waiguru was being supposedly favoured by the government.
" She is corrupt but continues being protected time after time by who? Can Uhuru tell us?" he added.
has been under pressure in recent times to quit office after it was
announced that KES 791 million was lost by the National Youth Service
which lies under her Devolution docket.
So far, CORD has protested the action by police and the NCIC, saying that it amounts to double standards, since leaders who have supposedly done the same in the Jubilee coalition have never been prosecuted for hate speech.
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