The National Police Service (NPS) said the man captured in a video hitting a government vehicle in Kisumu is psychologically challenged.
In a statement, NPS said the incident happened on Wednesday, August 17 and the man was immediately arrested.
"This unfortunate action, which was conceived to be an act of terror led to a swift reaction by the police who promptly demobilized the vehicle by deflating its tyres.
"The motorist was arrested but found to be psychologically unwell and taken to hospital by police for further treatment," NPS said in the statement.
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Police said the suspect is a renowned advocate.
"NPS confirms that the incident occurred in Kisumu this afternoon where a renown advocate severally rear-ended the police Landcruiser on patrol duties within the city," police added.