Police launch manhunt for Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip after he allegedly shot a woman in night scuffle

By , K24 Digital
On Sun, 24 Oct, 2021 13:50 | < 1 min read
Lamu Senator Anwar Lotiptip alleged that his 60-year-old father was shot in the leg by police in Laikipia North for not wearing a face mask. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Lamu Senator Anwar Lotiptip [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Lamu Senator Anwar Lotiptip. [PHOTO | COURTESY]

Police say they have launched a manhunt for controversial Lamu senator Anwar Loitiptip after a quarrel between him and a 32-year-old lady left her nursing gunshot injuries. The two are said to have been together at the Kanu ground in Laikipia county.

According to a police report, the lady, identified as Joy Makena, was shot on her right leg, just above her ankle in the 2:20 am incident.

Police officers from the Nanyuki Police station flanked by DCI sleuths and CSI personnel were the first to arrive at the crime scene where two spent cartridges, a firearm and 13 rounds of ammunition were recovered.

The victim was rushed to Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital and is currently in a stable condition.

Police say that they are currently working on establishing the whereabouts of the lawmaker who flee the scene after the shooting incident.