Bomet Senator Christopher Langat has been apprehended.
The lawmaker was arrested in the presence of his lawyer and Law Society of Kenya (LSK) president Nelson Havi.
According to Kipchumba Murkomen, Langat is being taken to Nairobi Area Police Station.
But at around 12.45 pm, Murkomen stated that his colleague was being taken to Bomet in a Black Subaru Forester Reg. No KCD 978B.
Langat and Havi are said to be in the company of three officers one of whom identified himself as a Terer.
“Sen.Lang’at told he is being taken to Bomet.He is with LSK President Havi in a black Subaru Forrester with fake number plate KCD 978B. It’s insurance sticker however indicates GKB 918G. In it are 3 officers one of whom identified himself as Terer. They are past Kikuyu,” he wrote.
They are also being accompanied by officers in another Subaru Reg No. KCC 686A. The other is a Ford police pick up Reg No. KCG 067L carrying the alleged Investigating Officer Lawrence Mwengi Mulatya from Bomet DCIO.
“Another Black Subaru Forrester with fake number plate KCC 686A.A Ford Police Pick up with hood registration KCG 067L but insurer sticker reads GKB 257J. In this car is Officer. Lawrence Mwengi Mulatya who indicated he is the Investigating Officer and is from DCIO Bomet,” he continued.
In the fourth car, a Toyota Kluger were persons who did not identify themselves.
“The other one is a white Toyota Kluger with registration details KCL on both number plate and insurance sticker. The occupants did not identify themselves.”
Another black Subaru Forrester with fake number plate KCC 686A.A Ford Police Pick up with hood registration KCG 067L but insurer sticker reads GKB 257J. In this car is Officer. Lawrence Mwengi Mulatya who indicated he is the Investigating Officer and is from DCIO Bomet.
— KIPCHUMBA MURKOMEN, E.G.H (@kipmurkomen) August 17, 2020
Earlier, reports indicated that Samburu senator Steve Lelegwe was also taken in for questioning. He was apparently on his way to the senate when he was stopped at Riverside.
He is allegedly being taken to Samburu.
Kakamega senator Cleophas Malala whereabouts are yet to be discovered. Four police cars are said to have surrounded his home from the wee hours of the Monday morning.
On Monday morning Nandi senator Samson Cherargei sought to have the senate sitting adjourned until the three members were present.
The motion was supported by the members who declined to debate the Revenue Allocation Bill until their colleagues’ are released.
Makueni senator Mutula Kilonzo Jnr said, “When one member is in trouble it does not matter who is winning .. we need to adjourn this matter until our colleagues are found.”
Senator George Khaniri on his part said: “We want the house to adjourn until our colleagues are released to come and debate here with us.”
Team Kenya leader, Johnson Sakaja urged President Uhuru Kenyatta not to allow his legacy be tainted by sideshows.
“The intention of the arrest is very clear… Mr. Speaker you can even summon the IG here to explain to us now why would you go to Senator Malala’s house at 3am. Is he a witch, wizard, nightrunner…?” he posed.
The senate stands adjourned until 2.30 pm when the Security Committee will table a report on the three members.