By Cyrus Ombati and Felix Olick
Mr Midiwo said he would not reveal how he got the information, but insisted it is credible.
And as Midiwo was recording his statement with the CID in Nairobi, the National Cohesion and Integration Commission raised the red flag over rising tension in Nyanza over an alleged plot to assassinate Raila.
NCIC Chairman Mzalendo Kibunjia said the commission had received credible information over the rising tension. Speaking to the Press in his office in Nairobi on Tuesday, Kibunjia accused Midiwo of making sensational claims in public instead of reporting the matter to police. Prime Minister Raila Odinga with ODM supporters in Mandera County where he opened a party office on Tuesday. [Photo: PMPS]
Prime Minister Raila Odinga with ODM supporters in Mandera County where he opened a party office on Tuesday. [Photo: PMPS]
He cautioned leaders against making statements that could cause tension or violent conflicts between communities.
However Kibunjiaâs allegations of rising tension were dismissed by a section of Kisumu residents, terming them alarming.
Nyanza Provincial Criminal Investigations Officer Joseph Magwanja said police had not received any report of tension.
âWe are not aware of that, and there is no indication at all in the town. The situation is normal here in Kisumu,â he said.
âProf Ongeri is trying to invite himself to the whole issue. I donât remember linking him to the same. All I asked him was to clarify some part of the plot,â he said, and dared the minister to sue him.
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