The National Police Service has announced that their officers attached to the Langata Police Station have arrested Emmanuel Osore, a Ford Kenya politician, who drew his gun and shot aimlessly at delegates during a National Delegates meeting convened at the Bomas of Kenya.
Osore, who serves as the Busia County Ford Kenya chairman, is said to have drawn his gun after a disagreement with one of the delegates at the meeting that saw Bungoma senator, Moses Wetangula, declared the party's official leader and presidential candidate.
"Langata Police have arrested a politician for misuse of his civilian firearm. During the FORD Kenya delegates meeting yesterday at the Bomas of Kenya, Busia County Ford Kenya chairman Mr. Emmanuel Osore had a disagreement with one of the delegates.
Infuriated, he drew his civilian licensed firearm and shot aimlessly injuring one Maurice Wafula. Duty police promptly arrested him to face charges related to misuse of a firearm," the statement by the National Police Service read.
The Service has cautioned holders of licensed guns to exercise caution and restraint, especially during the electioneering period.
"We caution all licensed firearm holders to exercise restraint and act responsibly when in possession of their licensed firearms, especially during the emotive electioneering period," the statement concluded.