Police say MP paid youths who heckled at Uhuru in Migori
10 September 2014, 09:21
Nairobi - Police say a local MP could have paid the youths who caused chaos at a function that was attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Migori County on Monday.
The MP is said to have paid KES 60,000 to the youths via M-Pesa and the police say they are tracing the money transfer transactions, Daily Nation reports.
Also read: Five arrested for heckling president in Migori
Reports indicate that a senior politician is also likely to be arrested in connection with incident.
The President was heckled at by unknown persons chanting opposition songs, with shoes and stones thrown in his direction during an anti-Malaria campaign in the County.
Also read: TNA: Uhuru's Migori woes unacceptable
Following the incident there has been condemnation from various quarters, with both the ruling and opposition coalition agreeing that the President should be respected.
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