Gem MP Elisha Odhiambo on Tuesday evening recorded a statement with the police in Kisumu for assaulting a blogger.
The MP was on Tuesday captured caught on camera assaulting Maurice Ochieng alias Don Pablo. In the 41-second clip, Elisha is seen throwing punches at Ochieng’, asking him why he posted on Facebook that he had been arrested by EACC officers.
Speaking to reporters after recording a statement, Mr Ochieng’ said the MP’s aides also assaulted him before they left.
“I posted both cases on Facebook informing my followers on the happenings in Kisumu, only to get calls laced with threats from mheshimiwa’s supporters demanding to know why I was spoiling the name of the MP.
“When he came to my place of work he just started slapping me but I restrained myself. His bodyguard held me as I asked why he was not behaving honourably,” said the blogger.
Kisumu County Commander Benson Maweu confirmed that the two recorded statements. He said the MP accused the blogger of damaging his vehicle.
“They recorded statements and the MP has been asked to report back to the Director of Criminal Investigations officer on June 17,” said Mr Maweu.
Here’s a clip of Gem Mp Elisha Odhiambo attacking Maurice Ochieng’.