Lands CAS Kimani Ngunjiri allegedly shoots, injures man in land dispute
Police in Nakuru have launched investigations into an incident in which Lands Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Kimani Ngunjiri allegedly shot and injured a man, during an altercation over a land dispute in Bahati.
Nakuru CCIO Adan Ahmed confirmed the incident noting that Ngunjiri was disarmed after the shooting incident.
Another senior police boss revealed to Nation.Africa that the former Bahati lawmaker was involved in an altercation with a section of residents of Ampiva area, over a land tussle and one person was shot and injured in the fracas.
“We have launched investigations into the shooting incident. Already Ngunjiri has been disarmed as we launch investigations to ascertain if it was his gun used in the shooting,” said the officer.
On his part, Ngunjiri commented on the matter saying: “the matter is under police investigations. They will establish what transpired.” He spoke in a telephone interview with Nation.Africa.
Eyewitnesses said the victim Lucas Onyango was caught up in the confrontation between the CAS and the irate residents.
“Onyango was just caught up in a confrontation between the CAS and residents over a controversial parcel of land in the area. The [ex]MP was firing in the air to scare away the irate residents,“ said James Kimani, an eyewitness.
Onyango, who was shot in the shoulders, was rushed to the Bahati sub-county hospital where he is receiving treatment.
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