Impeachment: Police Teargas Ruto Supporters


There was chaos in Kabarnet town, Baringo County after supporters of Deputy President William Ruto mounted protests over his alleged pending impeachment.

Police were forced to lob teargas at the protesting residents to disperse the growing crowds.

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Police had been notified of the protests, however, the authorities denied a permit to the demonstrators.

supportersAnti-riot police. Scenes from Kabarnet after pro-DP Ruto supporters launched protests

Residents were also said to have been angered by the participation of their Woman Representative Gladwell Tungo in the motion against DP Ruto.

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Ms Tungo was one of the MPs who read out a document titled “Statement on the Reprehensible Conduct of the Deputy President – H.E. William Ruto” during a press conference at the Serena Hotel on Wednesday.

As over 70MPs from Odm and Jubilee Parties continued to scheme how to topple the DP out of his post as a Deputy President, His supporters from the rift valley could not sit and watch as things were unfolding. And they decided to act by demonstrating against the plan.

The Dp enjoys enormous support from the rift valley. The rift valley is the bedrock, his supporters came in numbers to the streets but were repulsed by police.

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