Garissa Governor Ali Korane arrested over attempted murder


Garissa Governor Ali Korane.
Garissa Governor Ali Korane.

In Summary

  • Sources claim that the shooting could be linked to the case that Muktar and two others won over wrongful dismissal by Garissa County.
  • The court ordered that the three complainants be paid Ksh.53million as compensation, a directive that allegedly rubbed some top county officials the wrong way.
  • According to Muktar's family, prior to the shooting incident, the CEC had received death threats after the court ruled in his favour.

Garissa Governor Ali Korane is being grilled at the Nairobi Police Area Headquarters over the attempted murder of ex-Finance CEC Idris Muktar in Kileleshwa.

Korane was seized at his home in Kilimani on Tuesday morning.

Sources claim that the shooting could be linked to the case that Muktar and two others won over wrongful dismissal by Garissa County.

The court ordered that the three complainants be paid Ksh.53million as compensation, a directive that allegedly rubbed some top county officials the wrong way.

According to Muktar’s family, prior to the shooting incident, the CEC had received death threats after the court ruled in his favour.

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