Mob attacks opposition politician, smashes his car windscreen
13 September 2016, 10:35
Siaya - Opposition politician, Jakoyo Midiwo escaped Monday after angry youths attacked his convoy in Siaya County.
The youths who were armed with crude weapons smashed his car windscreen and injured one of his aides, Standard reports.
Midiwo, who was in the company of Rarieda MP Nicholas Gumbo among others, had just left a local church when the youths struck.
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He was headed to Usinga to address a rally over the controversial allocation of part of Yala swamp to an Indian investor by the county government to grow cotton, Daily Nation reports.
The youth however blocked him, accused him of disturbing their Governor Cornel Rasanga.