- The residents say that Ochieng is being targeted for allegedly organizing maandamano in Lindi ward and Kibra constituency.
- They are demanding the release of their MCA failure to which they take action against his arrest
Lindi ward residents are protesting the arrest of their MCA Samson Ochieng popularly known as Jera by plain clothes police officers on Friday.
The residents say that Ochieng is being targeted for allegedly organizing maandamano in Lindi ward and Kibra constituency.
“We want them to release our MCA. Let them not lie to us it is because of MAANDAMANO since Jera is too junior when it comes to let them arrest Raila since he is the one who calls for maandamano. We only follow his command.
“And why are they arresting Jera yet they are not arresting the one who organised for maandamano on 2nd of May that lead to the harassment of a Journalist at Old Kibera primary,” said Japheth Bosire a Lindi Ward resident.
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Bosire claims that Jera’s arrest will force many students who were to benefit from the cheques he was about to issue fail to go to school.
“Our children are still at home since they don’t have school fee. Mheshimiwa was the one who was paying for them school fee through bursaries and now we don’t know we’re to start. Let them release our mheshimiwa so that we can take our children to school it is their time to be in school,” he added.
They are demanding the release of their MCA failure to which they take action against his arrest.
Jera was arrested on Friday under unclear circumstances and he will be arraigned in court today as per the law.
By Jeremick Joe- Kibera