Emara Ole-Sereni Hotel has finally released a detailed statement on what transpired in a video that has gone viral showing a brawl that took place in their premises over the weekend.
The fracas involved Wapi Pay co-founders, Eddie and Paul Ndichu, and unknown women as seen in the video that has been widely circulated online.
The management of the hotel through a statement released on Tuesday, October 19, confirmed the melee that occurred.
Emara Ole-Sereni Group Chief Executive Officer, Ghulam Samdani, noted that the hotel deployed their security officers to intervene to de-escalate the matter.
The CEO further noted that the hotel reported the incident to police, allowing them to look into the matter.
The hotel in the statement made it clear that they do not entertain any form of such violent behavior as portrayed by those involved in the commotion.
“We are aware that there are some disturbing pictures and videos circulating online of an incident that occurred on 17th October 2021 at the lobby of Emara Ole-Sereni Hotel” stated the CEO
“At the outset, please note that we do not accept nor condone any such behavior as we have an obligation to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all our guests. While there was an incident, it is isolated and out of character for our operations.”
“The hotel security intervened immediately to prevent further violence and the manager on duty promptly contacted the police, who took control of the matter. We are aware that no arrests were made and as such we have no further comment at this stage.”
The management assured their clients that they have put measures in place to ensure that similar incidents do not recur.