Deport Ruto pilot, Jubilee MPs tell government
25 February 2016, 15:27
Nairobi - Three MPs want a pilot who physically assaulted a policewoman
deported for what they termed a sign of disrespect for a symbol of
According to The Standard, the politicians from Nakuru and Nyandarua, where the
attack took place, said it was disrespectful for pilot Alistair Llewelyn
to attack corporal Mercy Wandera, "because he was closer to power".
MP Stephen Kinyanjui said they will present the matter in Parliament,
for foreigners with unacceptable conduct to be deported.
called for stern action against Llewelyn, saying that by snatching
Wandera's swagger stick, he indicated that he does not respect
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"We know there are others treating Kenyans badly. This
is why we want to table a motion requiring foreigners who do not obey
Kenyan laws be deported," he said.
Nyandarua woman representative
Wanjiku Muhia said as quoted by The Star: "It was wrong, and we want the pilot immediately
deported once he is through with the cases he is facing."
incident was a shame and presented women as lesser in society, Muhia
further said, and noted that they ought to be respected in line with
their rights as stated in the constitution.
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