-Assassination claims made by nominated MP Isaac Mwaura have been rubbished by Ruiru OCPD
-Ruiru OCPD, Isaac Thuranira says Mwaura was most likely hit by a stone and not a bullet
-Mwaura had stormed an event organized by his competitor when he was ‘shot’
ODM nominated Member of Parliament Isaac Mwaura on Tuesday, April 18 2017 took to social media to report an alleged assassination attempt on his life.
The politician, who is eyeing the Ruiru Constituency parliamentary seat accused fellow aspirant Simon King’ara of shooting him on the ear.
Mwaura’s claims have been rubbished by Ruiru OCPD Isaac Thuranira who recently came out to give the full account of what really happened between Mwaura and his nemesis King’ara.
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Ruiru OCPD Isaac Thuranira debunked Mwaura’s allegations, saying he was not shot but suffered a minor injury on his ear after a function organized by his rival went south.
Thuranira said Mwaura injured his ear during an ugly altercation between his supporters and those of his competitor, Simon King’ara.
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‘’Drama ensued at Mumbi area in Githurai Kimbo when supporters of nominated MP Isaac Mwaura and Ruiru Parliamentary aspirant Simon King’ara clashed. Mr. King’ara had built a shed that is to be used by Bodaboda operators in the area. So, on Tuesday evening he went to launch the project. When MP Mwaura got wind that Mr. King’ara was at Mumbi area, he went there too, hoping to politically ride on the launch of a project that was not really his.’’Thuranira said in a phone interview with TUKO.co.ke.
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‘’When supporters of King’ara spotted Mwaura and his team, confrontations ensued between them, resulting in stones being pelted at either camp by the supporters of each. I think a stone struck Mwaura on the ear, hence the bruise. I can confirm that there was no bullet used by the camp which was protesting Mwaura’s presence at the Mumbi event. ‘’Thuranira added.
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The OCPD’s statement comes barely two days after Mwaura allegedly went ‘missing’.
Early reports from Ruiru Police Station stated that Mwaura had stopped picking calls just minutes after making the assassination claims.
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