Nairobi, Kenya-Elgeyo Marakwet Senator has escaped an assassination attempt by a whisker after 3 bullets were fired into his car. This happened at exactly 7:50 pm after a heavily armed man dared Murkomen’s security detail.Confidential reports confirm that Murkomen is in good health as he was not injured.
“He is very stable, medics are doing checkups on him,” a police officer told our reporters. Detectives are pursuing the hitman who managed to vanish into thin air after the assassination attempt on Murkomen. The reason for the assassination attempt on the Senator is not immediately known but unconfirmed sources say that the attack was well calculated by some members of the political class.
A 13-year-old boy has been detained by authorities pending an investigation into the matter.
On Monday, President Uhuru Kenyatta chaired Jubilee Senate Parliamentary Group meeting which ousted all Deputy President William Ruto allies in powerful slots.
The State House meeting, which also included Kanu senators who attended after a coalition agreement with Jubilee replaced Murkomen with West Pokot Senator Samuel Poghisio as the Senate Majority Leader and Kihika with Muranga Senator Irungu Kangata as the Majority Whip.