Vocal MP risks arrest for allegedly slapping female county employee

MP Samuel Atandi (Twitter)

 Member of Parliament is facing arrest after he was accused of assaulting female county  employees in separate  occasions .

Alego Usonga lawmaker Samuel Atandi is being accused of assaulting  the county director of Education in Siaya county secretary.

According to reports, the incident happened when Mr Atandi stormed the county commissioner’s offices.

In December 2018, Siaya MCA Winnie Otieno claimed that the MP had hired goons to attack her on a Friday night.

MP Samuel Atandi (Twitter)

County Police Commander Ambrose Mwawaka on Saturday said they launched a probe after the member of county assembly filed a report at Siaya Police Station.

The MCA claimed that armed people accosted her as she left Manicaland Hotel in Malanga, Alego, where she attended the annual Kuon Festival hosted by the Siaya Political Forum.

“There were four of us in the car when youths emerged from a nearby thicket and stoned our vehicle. We were lucky that they got scared by another car’s departure from the hotel. They disappeared into the thicket,” Ms Otieno said.

Speaking on the matter, Mr Mwawaka confirmed that the MCA had recorded the statement vide OB: 4/29/12/2018.

“The OCS is on the matter we shall get to its root cause. It is not the first incident we have heard about the MP,” the County Police Commander said.

“Sometime back we launched a crackdown on the youth so they disappeared. We are following leads that some of them may be from Ruaraka in Nairobi and that they are hired to cause chaos here,” he added.

Assault on female  at work place has raisen in the recent past with the calibrates go unpunished

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