Prepare for 3rd Wave of Protests, Raila tells Ruto; Why Ruto Is Not Different From Uhuru~ Jimi Wanjigi & Ruto’s MPs Draft Bill To Hold Raila Liable For Protests

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It is on a chilly Thursday morning, and the dust from Wednesday’s violent demonstrations is still settling on many parts of the country.

While Azimio’s side is crying foul over alleged police brutality, President William Ruto’s troops threatened to instigate civilian arrest of opposition chief Raila Odinga as they move to introduce a bill to tame protests.

Led by Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa and his Mbeere North counterpart Geoffrey Ruku, they gave police IG Japhet Koome a 24-hour ultimatum to arrest the former prime minister.

Kenyans are truly angry; but destruction not solution - Miguna

The leaders have challenged Kenya Kwanza supporters to arrest Raila and take him to the nearest police station if police fail.

This came at the height of nationwide protests where more than six lives were reportedly lost. The demonstrations turned chaotic in many parts of the country as the protesters engaged the police in running battles and destruction of properties.

Barasa asked their supporters to come out and defend themselves and protect their property from destruction.

Do you think it is high time Raila Odinga is arrested and presented in court? Will Ruto bow down and suspend the Finance Bill?

Here is the news making headlines on Opera News App today;

Prepare for third wave of protests, Raila tells President Ruto

Addressing journalists at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation in Nairobi, Mr Odinga who termed the countrywide protests a success despite police brutality, alleged there was an elaborate scheme by Kenya Kwanza to attack innocent Kenyans at the Kamukunji grounds on Wednesday.

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Jimi Wanjigi: Why Ruto Is Not Different From Uhuru Kenyatta

Jimi Wanjigi has voiced his dissatisfaction with President William Ruto saying he is not any different from former President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Speaking Wednesday, Wanjigi said that while Ruto is his friend, he strongly disagrees with some of the economic decisions he has made since assuming office last year.

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Kenya Kwanza MPs Draft Bill To Hold Raila Odinga Liable For Protests

Azimio la Umoja One Kenya coalition party leader Raila Odinga has accused the Kenya Kwanza government of using the police to attack his supporters.

While calling off a planned anti-government rally which was scheduled to take place at the Kamukunji grounds Wednesday afternoon, Raila said they had received information of a plan by the government to attack attendees at the rally.

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