Governor Lonyangapuo security withdrawn after storming police roadblock to rescue boda boda rider
West Pokot governor John Lonyangapouo’s security detail has been withdrawn and the officers recalled following Wednesday’s incident where the governor stormed a police roadblock, removed the barriers and freed and boda boda rider who had been arrested on the Kapenguria-Lodwar highway.
he withdrawal of his security detail was confirmed by County commander Matthew Kuto. He also confirmed the police are investigating the roadblock incident.
Tension was high in Makutano town after residents learned that security detail had been ordered to leave.
West Pokot Ward Rep Elijah Kasheuseu said they were fearing the governor might be arrested although police officers did not give such a signal.
Mr Kasheuseu said the governor did not break any law because he just was protecting rights of innocent Kenyans.