December 12, 2018 –
A vocal Governor has revealed how he slept in the forest for three days to
evade police arrest.
a Kitale Court barred police from arresting him, West Pokot Governor, John
Lonyangapuo, said he was hiding in a forest near the Kenya/ Uganda border for
Lonyangapuo forcibly removed a police roadblock on the Kitale – Lodwar Highway
and freed a handcuffed boda boda rider who had been arrested for alleged
Interior CS, Fred Matiang’i, and IG Joseph Boinnet to retrain the police in the
Lonyangapuo’s security was withdrawn and there was a rumour that police were
planning to arrest him.
Lonyangapuo went into the bush where he stayed for three days with his cows.
time since l grazed my animals.”
grazing them at Kanyerus, Morita and Losidok villages for the three days I’ve
feeding on blood and milk. I’ve really missed ugali,” he said.
The Kenyan DAILY