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Political activist involved in a road accident

29 February 2012, 11:12 Tony Ndung'u Karomo

A political activist, Mpuru Aburi was at the weekend involved in a road accident moment after storming in an ODM Party get together meeting and causing a scene.

The activist who was unexpected guests stormed Deputy Prime Minister‘s Musalia Mudavadi meeting at the home of former DP trustee James Koome at Kithoka In Imenti North District and started shouting before exchanging blows with an ODM Meru County branch Secretary.

According to Japhet Mwongo Party Chairman North Imenti, Mpuru assaulted George Thuranira after a confrontation when the activist claimed that he is the Meru County party chairman and not Mugambi Manyara.

‘’Mpuru came in at around 10.00PM he forced himself to the venue he started shouting that he was sent by Prime Minister Raila Odinga. Mudavadi tried to calm him down but he continued to shout that is when Thuranira asked him to stop cheating the Deputy Prime Minister after that he hit him on the nose and he fell they started fighting before the security was called’, said Mwongo.

After the 10.00 pm incident Mpuru is said to have driven at high speed towards Meru town after he heard the police have been called to intervene.

‘’15min after Mpuru took off we received a call that he was involved in an accident and taken to hospital,’ said Thuranira.

Confirming the incident the area OCPD James Kithuka said the accident occurred at Kithoka junction along Meru –Maua road.
He said Mpuru was rushed to woodland Hospital in meru town with Neck, Chest and leg injuries where he was treated and discharged.

Kithuka said they suspect the vehicle was in a high speed at the time of head on collision accident that involved a personal car.
He said the police have launched investigation to establish the cause of the accident that left the car of the activist heavily damaged.

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