A man was arrested on Tuesday, June 1 after he tried to force his way to President Uhuru Kenyatta while he made his speech during the Madaraka Day Celebrations.
Through a video shared online, the man could be seen running towards the podium at the Jomo Kenyatta International Stadium, Kisumu before being cornered by Uhuru’s security officers.
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The man, before going far was nabbed and whisked away.
He tried to force his way out from the guards but his efforts bore no fruits.
As the security officers tried to rough him up, the president intervened instructing them free him.
“Achana naye aende (Let him walk out, [don’t rough him up],” Uhuru instructed the guards.
In other news, a Kenya Navy Officer collapsed during the Madaraka Day Celebrations held at the Jomo Kenyatta International Stadium, Kisumu.
According to initial reports the navy officer developed health related complications.
A team of Redcross paramedics could be seen hurrying into the assistance of the soldier and later took him into an ambulance.
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