In Summary
  • Former MP accused of threatening to burn down a police station in a bid to free a suspect.
  • He will also be charged with inciting members of two communities to violence.

A Nanyuki court has said former Laikipia North MP Mathew Lempurkel has a case to answer in relation to incitement charges facing him.

In a Tuesday morning ruling, the court said the prosecution had presented a strong case against the former lawmaker.

Mr Lempurkel is accused of threatening to free a suspect by burning down Rumuruti Police Station on July 31, 2016.

He also faces a second count of threatening to harm Constable Nicholas Kipruto who was manning the report desk at the station.

REVENGE

Mr Lempurkel told the court that he would be calling a witness.

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