• Uasin Gishu County Commissioner Stephen Kihara said those captured have given data on how the episode occurred.
• He added that critical political innovators in the locale have been connected to arranging the occurrence.
Uasin Gishu County Commissioner Stephen Kihara (R) with County Commander Ayub Gitonga talking in Eldoret on April 2, 2022.
Seventeen suspects have been captured over the stoning of Azimio la Umoja official up-and-comer Raila Odinga's chopper at Kabenes after entombment of Mzee Kibor in Uasin Gishu.
Uasin Gishu County Commissioner Stephen Kihara said those captured have given data on how the episode occurred.
He added that vital political innovators in the district have been connected to arranging the occurrence.
Kihara said the lawmakers will be captured to fill in as an illustration to other people.
"We won't permit that to occur in our nation and anybody doing that won't go on without serious consequences," he said on Saturday.
The County Commissioner said examinations were in progress to guarantee anybody included is captured and charged.
The National Police Service in an explanation said those captured were viewed as possessing cash in Sh50 groups and are assisting with examinations.
The captures come after Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i guided the National Police Service to explore and capture young people engaged with the stoning of ODM pioneer Raila Odinga's chopper on Friday.
In an explanation, Matiang'i censured the assault, saying that the people who arranged the assault ought to likewise be captured.
"I call upon the National Police Service to research the matter and guarantee that every one of the guilty parties and their geniuses are made to quickly and unequivocally face the results of their lawbreaker activities," he said.
The CS said such goes after return our country to the days it has endeavored to put behind, which was because of political prejudice.
"The unfortunate episode is a miserable and atavistic token of the terrible essence of fierce political narrow mindedness that our cherished homeland has endeavored to relegate to the archives of an agonizing history over the most recent 14 years," Matiang'i added.
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