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Senator Proposes New Name For Police Service After What Happened to Azimio Yesterday

Narok Senator Ledama Ole Kina has bashed the police service over what he says is being partisan in carrying out it's work.

Ledama claims that the service has been taken over by the executive, and is now being misused despite being expected to be an independent institution.

The opposition parliamentarian says that so bad is the situation that maybe it is time Kenyans handed over the service to President William Ruto and his Kenya Kwanza regime and came up with another police department that will serve all Kenyans equally.

"I think we should just change the National Police Service to be called Kenya Kwanza Police service and we start our own national police service! You are supposed to be independent not to be used by any regime to settle their political scores!" he says in a tweet.

This comes at a time when his Azimio La Umoja coalition is accusing the police of mistreatment, including harassing its leaders and supporters.

It has cited yesterday's incident where Azimio MPs were teargassed outside Ruto's Harambee House offices in Nairobi while trying to deliver a petition.

The affected MPs have held that the violence was unnecessary, because all they did was peacefully match there, and had been told where to drop the petition, which means they should have been allowed to complete their mission.

"My 50 colleagues and I have been teargassed outside the Office of the President as we marched peacefully to deliver the People’s Petition. Gachagua told us we know where to find them. We do. We went there and instead met Police. Cowards!" Nairobi Senator Edwin Sifuna, who led the team, said.

But this is a turn of events, considering that Ruto and his side were the ones complaining of police harassment in the run up to last year's general poll.

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