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Kajwang’ injured at a funeral in Rangwe

31 January 2015, 10:43

Homa Bay - Moses Kajwang’, the ODM candidate in the Homa Bay Seantor by-election was injured by rowdy youths while attending a funeral in Rangwe Constituency on Friday.

The youths, who are believed to be supporters of Philip Okundi, the Maendeleo Democratic Party candidate in the by-election, threw stones at Kajwang’ when he took to the podium to address mourners hitting him on the head.

Several other people were also injured in the violence, Daily Nation reported.

Kajwang’ was taken to Homa Bay Referral Hospital where he was treated and discharged.

Also see: VIDEO: Rowdy youths disrupt ODM rally in Homa Bay

He later recorded a statement with police at the Homa Bay police station.

This was the second time Kajwang’ was facing hostility since ODM nominated him to vie for the seat that fell vacant following the death of his brother Otieno Kajwang’.

 - For more details visit Daily Nation

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