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DP Ruto's chopper pilot arrested by Police

23 February 2016, 20:31

Nairobi - The pilot accused of assaulting a policewoman in Nyandarua at the weekend has been arrested.

Alistair Patrick was briefly detained at the Kilimani Police Station in Nairobi before being taken to Nyandarua where the crime was committed.

" The DCIO will interrogate him from there,” a senior detective told Capital News. “He has been referred there since the confrontation happened within the jurisdiction.”

Police Spokesman George Kinoti assured that action that the law would take its course.

Read alsoWATCH: DP Ruto's pilot assaults female cop

Kwae Island Development Limited which operates helicopter 5Y-DSN said it had already terminated the pilot’s services following the incident that caused uproar on social media.

The Star also reported that the female officer attacked had recorded a statement with police.

Pilot Alistair Llewelyn, hired to fly DP William Ruto, was caught on camera assaulting corporal Mercy Wandera while trying to keep a crowd away from a chopper.

Wandera recorded her statement at Engineer police station in Kinangop on Tuesday concerning the Sunday assault that has resulted in public outcry. 

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