- The MCA is said to have stormed the Kimilili police station to demand the release of youth who had been arrested
- They were arrested at night for drinking alcohol past the stipulated time
- The MCA was charged with causing disturbance and assaulting a female police officer
- He denied the charges and was released on a KSh 50, 000 cash bail
A Bungoma County Assembly member has been arraigned in court for assaulting a female police officer
Kimilili Ward MCA, David Barasa, alias Webuye Jua Kali was on Tuesday, February 6, arraigned in a Kimilili law court after he was arrested at the Kimilili police station.
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Kimilili MCA David Barasa (Stripped T-shirt) with his Driver only identified as Eugene at Kimilili law courts. Photo:Titus Oteba.Source: Original
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The Ward leader together with his driver denied the charges before Kimilili Resident Magistrate Israel Ruhu.
It's understood the two were released on a KSh 50,000 cash bail each.
Barasa was arrested after he stormed the police station demanding for the release of two youths who had been arrested by police officers.
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They had been arrested on the night of Monday, February 4, for drinking alcohol past the recommended time.
Barasa was also charged with causing disturbance and damaging a police table worth KSh 10,000.
The case will be mentioned on Thursady, February 14, and later heard on March 14, 2019.
The injured police officer identified as Constable Njoki was treated at Kimilili Sub-county hospital.
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