Former Nakuru Town MP David Manyara charged with assault

Former Nakuru Town MP David Manyara. [Harun Wathari, Standard]

Former Nakuru Town MP David Manyara was on Wednesday charged with assaulting and causing bodily harm to a Jubilee aspirant last week at Nakuru Jubilee Party headquarters.

Mr Manyara was charged with attacking Jared Momanyi during the aspirants’ meeting on March 7 at the Jubilee offices.

David Manyara ( in blue cap) was charged with attacking MCA Jared Momanyi. [Harun Wathari, Standard]

Mr Momanyi is a Jubilee party aspirant for MCA Kaptembwo ward.

The former MP appeared virtually before Principal Magistrate Isaac Orenge and denied the charge. 

He was released on a cash bail of Sh10,000 with an alternative of a surety bond of Sh20,000.

Former Nakuru Town MP David Manyara (right) in a fistfight at Jubilee offices, Nakuru County. [Harun Wathari, Standard]

During the chaos at the Jubilee offices, several aspirants, including Mr Manyara, allegedly engaged in a fist-fight over the removal of a branch official.

Mr Manyara intends to vie for Nakuru Town East parliamentary seat on a Jubilee ticket.

Mention is on March 31.