Senate supremacy continues over revenue formula as Senators Malala, Langat and Lelegwe arrested
Team Kenya Senators who forced Senate proceedings adjournment
Team Kenya Senators. FILE

 

Standoff and chest-thumping showdown in the Senate after as Senators could not agree after some of their colleagues were arrested.


"I was elected in this Senate because one person who was a member of this Senate was found dead on his bed, Senator Mutula Kilonzo my Dad.....and if it is not Senator Malala or Lelegwe it's going to be You or Me, " Mutula Kilonzo Jnr said.

"Those conducting arrests I believe they are doing it without President Uhuru Kenyatta's instructions, " Senator Johnson Sakaja posed.


"The Senate will not proceed this morning unless they produce Senators Cleophas Malala (Kakamega) and Senator Christopher Langat (Bomet)," Murkomen said via Twitter on Monday.

"This is no longer about money it’s about our lives."
 
The Bomet Senator on Monday alleged that his home was surrounded by armed police.

Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei seeks adjournment of sitting on Revenue Formula over alleged arrests of Steve Lelegwe (Samburu), Christopher Langat (Bomet) and Cleophas Malala (Kakamega).


Langat who stays in Nyayo estate claimed that he is being intimidated over his stand on the revenue standoff.


"There is no need for all this.. I am being threatened from every corner and I have evidence. I have talked to the speaker and everybody..," Langat said.

Speaking from the window of his house to journalists, Langat said he was told to quarantine so that he does not appear today at the senate.

"When I refused to go to Bomet, they told me I will be arrested .." he said.


Police officers dressed in blue and jungle green could be spotted around his house on Monday morning.


With regards to Malala, Murkomen claimed that the DCI sent officers to his house a few minutes to 3 am.
 
"They are planning to arrest him and ensure he does not participate in the division of revenue debate and vote in the Senate later today," he said.

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