A Kiambu MCA is being held by police after he was caught driving a vehicle bearing a portrait of Deputy President William Ruto in full military regalia.
Macharia Taki, MCA for Weitethie was arrested together with his driver for depicting Ruto as the incumbent Commander in Chief.
The vehicle was also bearing graphics of the Coat of Arms and National flag and has now been detained at Juja Police Station.
“Police officers acting on a tip off arrested the said MCA and his driver namely George Ngugi Kiarie. The duo were driving a motor vehicle registration no.KCQ 918U Toyota Hiace. The motor vehicle had its body displaying portrait of the Deputy President hon.William Ruto in full military fatigue depicting him as the commander in chief. It further displayed graphics of the coat of arms, National flag of Kenya,” a police report stated.
Police said that the MCA and his driver will be arraigned at Thika Chief Magistrate’s Court for violating Section 3(a) law on National flag, Emblems and Names Act.