Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja was on Saturday morning arrested at a Kilimani bar for flouting the government’s curfew orders.
According to a police report, an officer from Kilimani area received information that a bar, namely Ladies Lounge, was still operating at around 1.10 am.
Police arrived at the bar and found ten people drinking outside. The senator was advised to leave prompting the officer to call her regional orderly officer who also failed to convince the lawmaker to depart the premises.
The senator was advised to leave prompting the officer to call her regional orderly officer who also failed to convince the lawmaker to depart the premises.
Later, the Deputy OCPD Kilimani Adan Hassan with his team joined the other officers at the bar.
“It is then that Hon Sakaja became violent. He incited the others not to get away and was arrested,” the police report read.
The other three refused to give out their names for disobeying curfew orders and inciting the others.
During Sakaja’s arrest, the others managed to escape from the scene.
While in custody, the senator was asked to be given a free bond but he refused to leave the cell.
The police said Sakaja threatened to transfer all the officers involved in his arrest within 24 hours.