Matungu MP Justus Murunga surrenders to police as crackdown on killer gang in the area continues.
Four politicians have been arrested over the murders that has seen close to 20 people losing their lives.
Murunga had managed to escape, and was given six hours to surrender or be treated as the key suspect in the killings.
Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala was also arrested by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
According to reports the senator was ambushed at Sovereign Hotel, Kisumu, before the detectives whisked him away.
“They did not state their reason for arresting him, and at this time we have no information on what could have led to his arrest,” the hotel representative is quoted.
Former Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa was also arrested in connection with Matungu killings.
It is reported that Echesa was arrested after attending a function hosted by former Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale, who announced his defection to Jubilee.
The police were pursuing Echesa and Matungu MP Justus Murunga, who were trying to escape using Deputy President William Ruto’s Convoy.