Nairobi governor Mike Sonko’s daughter Saumu Mbuvi narrowly escaped death after thugs attacked her with weapons leaving her counterpart fighting for his life in ICU.
Saumu, who was in the company of Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip, was reportedly watching the UEFA Champions League finals at Memphis Lounge in Kasarani area when a group of armed people attacked her.
The confrontation began when the match came to an end and as they were leaving the club, Mbuvi’s daughter excused herself to attend the washrooms.
Lamu Senator Hon Anwar Loitiptip is currently admitted at the Aga Khan Hospital ICU with serious injuries.
The Senator was attacked by unknown assailants on Saturday night and left with deep cuts on his head among other injuries.https://t.co/yvzTPIUwli pic.twitter.com/alArs5yE3Y
— The County (@TheCountyKE) June 4, 2019
The gang descended on the senator with blows as he fell on the ground helplessly as Saumu screamed for help as she tried to fight back the gang.
She sustained injuries on her arm as she tried to shield the senator from the blows to his head.
The senator was badly injured in the incidence that has left him with serious deep cuts on his head sustained in the attack.
Police have launched investigation to unravel the cause of Monday night inferno at Malik Heights building along Ngong Road, Nairobi, that destroyed property worth millions of shillings.
The nine storey building, which hosts a car bazaar, restaurant, offices and a laboratory, was gutted down at about 8pm.
Explosions could be heard from inside the building during the rescue operation to salvage vehicles parked in the basement.
Nairobi Police Commander, Philip Ndolo said the fire could have begun on the ground floor adding that no casualties were reported.
Elsewhere, St. Stephen’s Girls Secondary School Principal John Musyoki Kyalo was Tuesday charged in a Machakos Court with assaulting Boniface Kirera Magana and two others and malicious damage to property and arson.
The victims are employees of the Standard Group who had gone to the school seeking information about the disappearance of a student.
The case will be heard on 18th June 2019.
Meanwhile, police have launched a manhunt of a woman in Nakuru County after she was reported to have stitched her son’s mouth.
The irate woman did the unthinkable act all because the Class Five boy dropped in his exams.
MAAI MAHIU villagers intervene to save Standard Five boy after his mother sewed up his mouth over drop in school grades; police hunting for her. pic.twitter.com/9jReW7LXvL
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Villagers were forced to intervene in order to save the helpless boy when the mother took off.
This followed a bizarre incident where a couple in Muranga was charged for allegedly drowning their two-year-old daughter.
Stephen Kamau Kariuki and his wife Mildred Imaili Musya from Kibue Village reportedly drowned the girl at Mathioya River.
Resident Magistrate Sheila Nyaga ordered the two to be held at Murang’a Police station until June 17, when their case will be mentioned.