Marsabit Member of County Assembly Steve Leado was attacked on Monday by rowdy youth.
Speaking to our reporter Karare ward representative said that a group of youths barricaded the road in Badassa center and sprayed stones to the vehicle of the MCA on his way back to Marsabit town
“I was attacked by rowdy youths until all elders fled for their safety and lucky enough I was rescued by police officers in patrol, Its serious to see neighbors you usually host the daily in your area and assist the recover their stolen herds beyond my area of jurisdiction turning against you in a hostile way” Said MCA Leado.
Police officers escorted the Karare MCA to Marsabit Referral hospital where he was given first aid and checkups later on released medical fit.
Marsabit County Police Commander Steve Oloo confirmed that several people have been arrested by police on Tuesday and they will be arraigned in Marsabit Law Courts as key suspects of the attack.
The MCA attended a meeting with other administrative leaders from Songa and Badassa location following the stolen livestock from his area a week ago.
Rendile elders from Karare ward openly condemned the attack on their leader and urge the Marsabit county commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo and Marsabit Police Commander Steve Oloo to arrest the area chief Mr. Ali since he’s behind the attack.