Kitui MCA Escapes Death by Whisker as Police Pursue Attackers.

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By TCD REPORTER.

KITUI County Assembly Deputy Minority Leader and Matinyani Member of County Assembly is nursing serious injuries after he escaped death by a whisker last night.

Matinyani MCA attacked by assailants.

On Friday, MCA Kitheka visited Kenyatta National Hospital Mortuary to help a friend pick a body of their loved one and transfer it to Kitui Mortuary for easy planning of the the burial, little did he know that the day will end in chaos.

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When he arrived back to kitui town, the body was taken to Tribute home and he decided to escort his friend to their home in Kauma village at around 10Pm.

After driving past Matinyani town, a person known to him merged from a thicket accompanied a group of young men brandshing crude weapons blocked his way. On realizing that it was an ambush, the MCA sped off towards Kauma.

The attackers, determined to harm him kept trailing them and overtook them at Kauma playing ground where they beat him up to a pulp, stole valuable things from his car and 50ksh.

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As if that was not enough, the deadly gang went ahead and demolished, cracked the windows and destroyed his car, he told Media on Saturday.

Hon Sylvester Kitheka run to hid at the nearby family house and the attackers followed him, broke the house and beat the family to a pulp saying he must be killed.

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The MCA called Matinyani police OCS and asked for help saying his life was in danger, in less than 20 minutes, the brave police officers arrived and the mastermind was arrested together with three accomplices, others run away.

They will be arraigned in court on Monday to face robbery with violence as police pursue those who escaped, the motive of the attack has been established, police are on it.

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