Police is Kiambu County have arrested Member of County Assembly for displaying phot of Deputy President William Ruto edited to depict that he is wearing Military Fatigue.
Weitethie ward MCA Hon, Julius Macharia Taki was arrested alongside his driver driver George Ngugi Kiarie.
According to police, the two had displayed the photo on the vehicle which is against the law.
They will appear in court once investigations to face contravening charge before Chief Magistrate’s court in Thika. Below is police Signal received by Nairobi Journal.
KIAMBU COUNTY.JUJA SUBCOUNTY. JUJA POLICE STATION.OB 93/27/5/2019 AT 2010HRS. ARREST OF HON.JULIUS MACHARIA TAKI MCA WEITETHIE WARD.TODAY 27/5/2019 POLICE OFFICERS ACTING ON A TIP OFF ARRESTED THE SAID MCA AND HIS DRIVER NAMELY GEORGE NGUGI KIARIE.THE DUO WERE DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION NO.KCQ 918 U TOYOTA HIACE. THE MOTOR VEHICLE HAD ITS BODY DISPLAYING PORTRAIT OF THE DEPUTY PRESIDENT HON.WILLIAM RUTO IN FULL MILITARY FATIGUE DEPICTING HIM AS THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF. IT FURTHER DISPLAYED GRAPHICS OF THE COAT OF ARMS, NATIONAL FLAG OF KENYA.THE MOTOR VEHICLE HAS BEEN DETAINED AT JUJA POLICE STATION YARD AWAITING PHOTOGRAPHY AND FURTHER INVESTIGATION. THEY ARE TO BE ARRAIGNED AT THIKA CM’ S COURT FOR THE OFFENCE OF CONTRAVENING SECTION 3(a) CAP 99 L.O.K. OF THE NATIONAL FLAG,EMBLEMS AND NAMES ACT.PROGRESS TO FOLLOW.