RUTO airlifted to Nairobi for treatment after police roughed him up and beat him mercilesslyNews, Politics 00:00
.... boda boda riders accompanied Ruto to venue of the incident.
"Rutto was then forced to go to the station and ask the security officer in charge to release the arrested youths," said the Director of Communication.
"An argument ensued between him and the police officers [as] a handful of his supporters joined him in asking the police to release the arrested youths." he added.
He said an officer tried to hit him with a stick but the Governor’s security thwarted the move.
"Around ten or more police officers retreated and lobbed tear gas canisters directly at the Governor in quick succession,” Samoei said.
Following the melee, Ruto was injured in the lower part of his left eye and that is why he was airlifted to Nairobi for specialized treatment.
The Kenyan DAILY POST