By Mourice Seretta
Gatundu South Member of Parliament Moses Kuria will be arraigned at a Kiambu court today for flouting the Ministry of Health laid down Covid-19 containment measures.
Kuria was arrested in the evening of Monday, April 12, and was detained at Karuri Police Station, Kiambu.
Through a short post on his social media page, Kuria revealed that he was arrested living out other crucial details on what exactly had transpired.
“Arrested! Held at Karuri Police Station. Kiambu Court tomorrow,” Kuria posted.
However, sources close to the parliamentarian and privy to the Monday, 12 incident say Kuria was apprehended for flouting COVID-19 regulations put in place by the GOK.
It’s intimated that Kuria was holding a series of political meetings at a hotel along the Northern Bypass before his arrest.
Sources close to the law maker revealed Kuria was discussing the upcoming Juja by-election in which he’s fronted an aspirant from his People Empowerment Party.
Earlier in the day, the police had arrested a woman said to be the wife of George Koimburi who Kuria is supporting.
“The cowards have arrested the wife to Hon George Koimburi, PEP Candidate for Juja. She will be arraigned in a Thika court tomorrow. But verily, verily I say unto you. Nothing can stop an idea whose time has come. Tukutane Thika asubuhi,” the MP said.
Campaigns for the May 18 Juja by-election are already heating up with Koimburi preparing to face Susan Waititu the widow of the late Francis MP.
Koimburi had recently claimed to have received threats from anonymous callers and asked the police to accord him security.
“All I’m requesting is the government to provide me with security because I believe my life is in danger. Some strange people have been following me since I defected on Sunday,” Koimburi during a press conference on March 16.
He defected from the Jubilee Party to join Moses Kuria’s PEP party, where he claimed he had a better chance to replace the late Francis Waititu, popularly known as Wakapee.