Nairobi, KENYA: Police in Nairobi have arrested National Resistance Movement (NRM) ‘General’ Miguna Miguna during a home raid early Friday morning.
The home of Miguna was raided on Friday Morning after he was accused of being part of the swearing in of Raila Odinga on Tuesday 30 January at Uhuru Park.
The lawyer is said to be have taken to Kiambu police station for further interrogation on the matter.
According to the politician who vied for the Nairobi gubernatorial position during the August 8th elections, police allegedly bombed their way into his house intending to apprehend him which later resulted to a stand-off.
“The police have bombed their way into my house; I can’t speak on the phone right now. They have ransacked the house. They are searching all rooms. It’s an assignation squad! I can’t speak. They are still here looking for me.
“Some are still hiding in the compound of my house hoping that I make a move so that they can shoot me and claim that there was a shootout. I’m staying put.” read a message sent by Miguna Miguna as seen by Baraka FM.
The lawyer’s intention was to mobilize young supporters to come to his rescue as the message says,” We need our young youth here in large numbers! 486 Runda Meadows it’s urgent and dire!” He said.
Miguna was at the forefront of ensuring Raila Odinga takes oath during the Uhuru park swearing day.