In Summary
  • South Central Seme Location Chief Christabel Ombok and Lower Kombewa Assistant Chief Maricus Obuya Odemba were arrested, moments after they shared the photographs in a WhatsApp group.

Two chiefs from Seme Sub-County in Kisumu were on Sunday arrested for allegedly allowing a civilian’s coffin to be draped in a Kenyan national flag.

South Central Seme Location Chief Christabel Ombok and Lower Kombewa Assistant Chief Maricus Obuya Odemba were arrested, moments after they allegedly shared the photographs in a WhatsApp group.

According to Kisumu County Commander Ranson Lolmodooni the administrators were present at the burial in Seme.

He said that the burial ceremony was going on well before mourners suddenly covered the coffin with a Kenyan flag.  

POLICE BOND

“The administrators, who were present at the burial, took photos of the same and shared them in a WhatsApp group instead of taking action against the perpetrators,” said Mr Lolmodooni.

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