Police begin probe after student allegedly attacked at CDF office for opposing MP
- DCI, in a tweet posted after the video went viral, urged the victim to report to their offices in order to aid in “bringing all those involved to justice.”
- The young man had reportedly gone to the CDF office to apply for bursary funds but was attacked by two supporters of the area Member of Parliament (MP).
Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) stationed at Kenyenya in Kisii County have begun probe into an incident where a college student was beaten up at Bomachoge Borabu Constituenmcy Development Fund (CDF) office.
DCI, in a tweet posted after the video went viral, urged the victim to report to their offices in order to aid in “bringing all those involved to justice.”
The young man had reportedly gone to the CDF office to apply for bursary funds but was attacked by two supporters of the area Member of Parliament (MP).
The rowdy duo is alleged to have accused the man of criticising and opposing the MP dating back to the political campaign season.
The two men are, in the video, seen manhandling the student and slapping and punching kicking him several times throughout the 30-second clip.
One of them, at one point, even picks up a piece of wood and hits him with it.
All this despite efforts of a few individuals also on scene to calm them down and plead with them to let the young man go.
The video has since sparked angry reactions from Kenyans on social media.
A needy college student went to apply for a bursary at the Bomachoge Borabu CDF Office.
— Shikoh Kihika (@Shikohkihika) November 20, 2019
Political intolerance at bomachoge borabu constituency.
This happened when a citizen of divergent views visited the cdf offices. Such level of violence was meted on him by the staff. Via @gknyambutora pic.twitter.com/uATuN53pLb
— Sir Benard (@sirbenardruto) November 21, 2019
@DCI_Kenya This one needs to be investigated. A college student was reportedly beaten up by goons allied to area MP Bomachoge Borabu when he went to apply for bursery. Ati alisupport rival candidate last election. Sad #JKLive pic.twitter.com/klJzqOSP3m
— Ombati (@Its_wicky) November 20, 2019
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