Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi arrested

Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi arrested
File image of Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi. PHOTO| COURTESY

Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi has been arrested for undisclosed reasons.

Maangi was arrested by police at Kisii High School as he waited to welcome Deputy President William Ruto to the burial of Simeon Nyachae.

An aide to the deputy governor disclosed that detectives ordered Maangi to enter their car and drove him off the DCI offices in Kisii for grilling.

“We don’t know why they arrested him, they did not give reason why they were picking him. They only told him to enter their car before they left to Central Police Station where they are interrogating him,” said an aide.

The arrest of the Deputy Governor comes a day after a former ODM branch executive, Samuel Omwando was arrested from his house in Nyanchwa.

on Sunday evening, Maangi had condemned the arrest of the former ODM operative who is currently a supporter of DP Ruto.

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