Raila Odinga's bodyguard, spokesman arrested, Phillip Etale claims

ODM party leader Raila Odinga, conversing with his bodyguard on 4th October 2020 in Kawangware Nairobi. [Edward Kiplimo, Standard]

Maurice Ogeta, the bodyguard to Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga, has been arrested. This is according to ODM Director of Communications Phillip Etale has claimed.

In a series of Tweets, Etale said that unknown people suspected to be officers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) arrested Ogeta while he heading to work.

According to Etale, Ogeta was stopped and bundled into the boot of his vehicle by the people who then drove away to an unknown destination.

Etale claims that Ogeta's vehicle stalled and the abductors got to him to restart it before returning him to the boot and driving away. His whereabouts remain unknown.

Raila Odinga's Spokesman Dennis Onyango (L) and Financial Consultant Alex Owino at Serena Hotel, Nairobi. [File, Standard]

Etale also claimed that the Communications Director at the Raila Odinga Secretariat Dennis Onyango has also been arrested.

"Police have a few minutes ago raided the house of Raila Odinga's spokesman Dennis Onyango along Mbagathi Way ransacked it, and arrested him. His son says they have driven off with him in two Subaru vehicles," said Etale on his Twitter.

He also claimed that Makadara MP George Aladwa was arrested on Tuesday evening near Kilimani moments after jetting into Nairobi from Mombasa.

Aladwa and other Member of Parliaments were from a meeting with the Kenya Rural Roads Authority in the coastal town.



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