It would seem DP William Ruto’s growing popularity in President Uhuru Kenyatta backyard has raised alarm prompting a section of leaders to warn the DP against stepping foot in the County without his boss.
While that order, threat or statement awaits validation- some of Ruto’s supporters in the region are showing solidarity the best way they know how- albeit while courting trouble.
A Kiambu MCA was arrested on Monday night for driving a vehicle with a portrait of Deputy President William Ruto in full military fatigue.
Weitethie MCA Julius Macharia, his driver George Ngugi arrested for depicting DP Ruto as Commander in Chief. They were in a vehicle that had its body displaying a portrait of Ruto in full military fatigue. To appear in court today. cc @Hot_96Kenya pic.twitter.com/8CQIfQGHo6
— Samuel Ramtu (@Ramtu) May 28, 2019
Weitethie MCA Macharia Taki was arrested alongside his driver, George Kiarie, for depicting Ruto as the commander in chief.
The vehicle further displayed graphics of the Coat of Arms and national flag. The vehicle, a Toyota Hiace, has been detained at the Juja police station.
The MCA and his driver will be arraigned at Thika chief magistrate’s court for contravening Section 3(a) law on the national flag, emblems and names Act.
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