Six Kisumu MCAs fined, suspended from House sittings over assembly chaos


Six Kisumu MCAs fined, suspended from House sittings over assembly chaos
Kisumu Couty Assembly. Photo/Courtesy

Kisumu County Assembly has taken disciplinary action against six MCAs over violent chaos witnessed in the Assembly on September 10 this year during election of acting Speaker Elisha Oraro.

During the incident, several MCAs engaged in a fist fight destroying various material in the assembly and assaulting the a sergeant-at-arms.

Kisumu County Assembly Minority Leader Oiko Pete says the powers and privileges committee found MCAs Seth Kanga of Market Milimani ward, Joseph Olale of Nyalenda B culpable and fined them Ksh.30,000 each.

Opete says the duo will also miss three assembly consecutive sittings when they resume from the long recess.

Other MCAs including Habil Nyasuna of Masogo Nyangima Ward, Gard Olima of Central Nyakach, Roy Sano of Kajulu Ward and Jackton Ogendo of Nyalenda A were also suspended for three sittings and committee sessions.

The committee also agreed that Silas Kapesa, a sergeant-at-arms who was filmed being assaulted by Market Milimani MCA Seth Kanga be awarded Kshs 60,000.

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