Eric Omondi, well-built protesters arrested during cost of living demos outside Parliament

Comedian Eric Omondi and the other protesters were demanding an audience with the Speaker of the National Assembly Moses Wetangula. [Elvis Ogina, Standard]

They blocked the busy Parliament Road in Nairobi, while demanding to be addressed by the National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetangula.

Police had to lob teargas to disperse the protesters. [Elvis Ogina, Standard]

Police officers' attempts to persuade the protesters to leave the venue proved futile, prompting them to hurl teargas to disperse the crowd.

Omondi and a few other protesters were bundled into a police van and driven away.

Calm was restored on Tuesday afternoon.