Nairobi, KENYA: Members of parliament, Catherine Waruguru who is the Laikipia woman Representative and Kimilili legislator Didmis Barasa say their lives are in danger.
In a media briefing at parliamentary buildings, the duo said that they have been receiving threats from unknown people.
“Last week on Friday night my office in Laikipia was vandalized. In my home, my husband and children were surrounded with people who we don’t understand.”Waruguru said
They pointed out that the threats might have been occasioned by their recent political stand of backing deputy president William Ruto, adding that such threats have been extended to the members of their families.
Waruguru and Barasa said that they have reported the matter to the Directorate of criminal investigations, parliament and police department for further action
“This morning i received mail that was clear that they will chop off my head which I use for Tang Tanga.I have shared my sentiments to the speaker,”Didmus said
“The motive of this is to instill fear in me due to my political stand so that i can abandon my political course.”
They urged security agencies to enhance their security status due to such threats.