NEWS JUST IN: Armed suspected Mombasa Republican youths are reported to have invaded Hon. Amason Kingi’s rally in Mtomondoni (Mtwapa) in the Kilifi area this afternoon in an attack that left four people dead, one of whom is said to Hon Kingi’s bodyguard.
Kilifi Senate aspirant Stewart Madzayo reported escaped injury after attack by panga-wielding mob. Madzayo formerly a well known Mombasa lawyer, recently joined the ODM after serving in the judiciary.
The youth were chanting MRC slogans and Hon Kingi, who is the minister for fisheries, is reportedly unharmed. Kenyan cabinet ministers are escorted and guarded by armed police officers.
The Kilifi OCDP so far confirmed the incident adding the members of public at the rally turned on the attacking mob and lynched three of them while others escaped.
The minister is said to be shaken but unharmed. He was addressing motorcyle taxi (commonly known as bodaboda) riders in the Mtomondoni area accopanied by other local ODM leaders and aspirants.