CORD to present motion to probe politician deaths
10 February 2015, 16:05
Nairobi - The CORD coalition will present a motion in parliament to address the recent spate of politician deaths in the country.
The coalition has been shocked by the recent killing of Kabete MP George Muchai, who was murdered Saturday morning along a Nairobi street by unknown assailants.
The death followed the mysterious demise of Fidel Odinga, son to CORD leader Raila Odinga and that of former Homa Bay Senator Otieno Kajwang.
The motion will be presented by Kibra MP Ken Okoth once the house resumes sittings.
The coalition has already expressed shock at the latest grisly murder of Muchai, who was killed in cold blood despite being in the presence of bodyguards.
MPs have also threatened to take action unless Muchai's killers are brought to book.
The wife of the late MP has already recorded statements with the CID to try shed light on the reasons for his murder.
Muchai recorded the statement at the MPs home along Kangundo Road
Monday as police tried hard to uncover the mystery of the death of the
Muchai was murdered in cold blood Saturday morning in Nairobi along Kenyatta Avenue by unknown assailants.
sources told News24 that the investigations are now centering on the
MPs business interests as well as persons close to him to determine
motives of the murder.
" The investigations are currently centered on people around him to see why one would want him dead," the source said.
Also questioned were Muchai's brother Kihara and sister in law Judy.
Muchai will be buried Friday.
has been huge calls from members of the political folk to ensure that
investigations are completed within the shortest time possible.
MPs threatened Tuesday to impeach Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph
Nkaissery if he does not produce the killers of MP George Muchai in 72
Muchai was murdered in cold blood Saturday morning along
Nairobi's Kenyatta Avenue by an unknown gunman as he attempted to buy a
Three others, two of them his body guards as well as driver were also gunned down in the incident.
to the chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Security Asman
Kamama, the death was a shocking and horrific incident which must be
probed with immediacy.
He said that it was Nkaissery's job to
ensure the security of Kenyans and that unless he has a proper lead in
72 hours, drastic measures will have to be taken.
" We need a name and within 72 hours or else we will take action," Kamama shouted Monday afternoon, flanked by a number of MPs.
Such an incident must not go unpunished and Kenyans need to see
seriousness in the investigations. It is a must we see action, " he
Nkaissery has already said that investigations over the
incident are in top gear and that security forces are following vital
leads at the moment.
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