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.