Drama at Hotel During Senator Malala's Arrest [VIDEO]

  • Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala (Right) with his Bungoma counterpart Moses Wetangula. Facebook
  • During his arrest on Friday, Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala caused a scene at a hotel lobby in Kisumu as detectives tried to compel him to accept his fate.

    There was drama at Sovereign Hotel as the legislator challenged the detectives for targetting him with numerous arrests.

    "You cannot be sending the same askaris to arrest me five times in one year. So, if I die you are the ones who should be 
    investigated," he barked at the officers.

    Pointing at one of the sleuths, Malala claimed, "especially you, during most of my arrests you have been there.

    Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala engages detectives in an argument at Sovereign Hotel, Kisumu during his arrest on May 17, 2019.

    "Now you are telling me you have been transferred. Are you being transferred everywhere I go?" he posed.

    The Senator further intimated that his arrest was politically motivated implicated Deputy President William Ruto in his claims.

    "Go tell William Samoei Ruto we have intelligence and we have evidence of what happened, we were briefed.

    "You cannot do this, because I think differently from them. I have not joined Jubilee, I will not join thieves. Even if you intimidate me," he maintained. 

    All this while, the detectives listened to his claims holding firm that the legislator was under arrest.

    "Tell me now are you arresting me?" Malala asked, to which the officer retorted, "Yes, you are now arrested. Let's go"

    "Over what. What are you arresting me over?" with the DCI detective responded "over what is happening in Matungu."

    Malala was driven to Kisumu Central police Station under tight security where he questioned over the incidences.

    Here is the video courtesy of Daily Nation: