TV host Tony Gachoka arrested at Diani Airstrip


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In Summary

  • Confirming the incident, Msambweni OCPD Nehemiah Bitok said Mr. Gachoka was set to board a Silverstone Air flight to Nairobi.
  • According to Mr. Bitok, Mr. Gachoka became rowdy as he demanded to board the flight while carrying alcoholic drinks in hand and some in his bag, contrary to the airline’s rules and regulations.

TV host Tony Gachoka has been arrested at Diani Airstrip in Kwale County for causing disturbance after he was barred from boarding a plane with alcoholic drinks.

Confirming the incident, Msambweni OCPD Nehemiah Bitok said Mr. Gachoka was set to board a Silverstone Air flight to Nairobi.

According to Mr. Bitok, Mr. Gachoka became rowdy as he demanded to board the flight while carrying alcoholic drinks in hand and some in his bag, contrary to the airline’s rules and regulations.

The police boss added that the Pointblank show host also reportedly hurled insults at a few travelers on scene who attempted to calm him down.

Mr. Gachoka is set to be arraigned in court on Thursday to answer to charges of causing disturbance.

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