A Nairobi MCA has allegedly been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of a former student leader, Samuel Ragira alias OCS Ragira.
The Kilimani ward rep Moses Ogeto is allegedly in custody after Ragira, former University of Nairobi student leader was shot dead outside Club 36 located opposite Nairobi Primary School.
In a video seen by Kahawa Tungu, the deceased was shot once in the back (right side).
According to Nairobi News, the deceased confronted goons who have been terrorizing traders at Klabu Market that is a few metres from the State House.
The goons have apparently been stalking the traders for a few weeks now brandishing crude weapons including guns and other crude weapons.
The goons have according to a trader who sought anonymity, been demanding for a Sh10,000 to Sh20,000 fee depending on the size of the piece of land they operate from.
It is however on Thursday night that Ragira decided to confront the goons who shot and killed him on the spot.
Police had by 8 pm collected his remains and taken to City Mortuary.
Kahawa Tungu understands that police were aware of the traders’ harassment and were at the scene earlier on in the week. A senior police officer who visited the area is said to have been brutalized by the said thugs. He broke his leg.
Ragira had also claimed that members of the outlawed Mungiki sect were behind the attack on traders.
In the unsuccessfully vied for the Kilimani MCA seat. He lost to Ogeto of ODM.
He leaves behind a wife and daughter.