Embakasi East MP Babu Owino finally broke his silence over the shooting incident hours after being arrested.
Babu found himself on the wrong side of the law after reports emerged that he had shot a DJ at B-Club in Kilimani.
Things went from bad to worse after the victim popularly referred to as DJ Evolve was rushed to Nairobi Hospital in critical condition.
The lawmaker, however, had a different version of events on the gun drama.
Through a Facebook post, the controversial politician remarked that the scuffle was more of an assassination attempt than a quarrel.
According to Babu, a group of unknown people surrounded him while he was enjoying himself at the posh joint.
He added that a brawl ensued and gunshots were fired.
The vocal leader nevertheless, failed to confirm or deny the reports that he was the one who shot the entertainer.
“While enjoying the company of my friends at a popular Nairobi restaurant, I was surrounded by a large group of aggressive individuals. In the melee, there was an exchange of gunfire,” read a part of the post.
The ODM party member revealed that the drama was a culmination of the numerous death threats he had been receiving.
Babu alleged that his political rivals were behind the threats.
“A few weeks ago, I made a public statement regarding threats that I had been receiving against my life. At the turn of the year, I reported an attempted assassination at the Parliament Police Station under OB number OB21/17/11/2019 at 17:28hrs. I have been living under the weight of intimidation and threats by my political opponents. Yesterday was the culmination of these efforts by my enemies,” pronounced the Embakasi MP.
The Raila Odinga supporter, requested his followers to remain calm after information of a planned protest emerged.
He insisted that he would emerge victorious as investigations were being conducted.
Cliff Ombeta whose services were sort by the problem -laden leader, echoed his client’s sentiments citing that there was no motive for holding a demonstration.
“Let them stay at home and keep the peace. They have no basis for their demonstrations,” noted Ombeta.