Nyatike MP Hon Omondi Anyanga has been attacked a long Ngong Rd in Karen, Nairobi. A reliable source indicates there were several gunshots and the MP sustained serious injuries.
The MP was rushed to Karen hospital and is reported to be in a stable condition. The motive of the attack is not yet known. Sources indicate the attackers managed to steal Kshs 200,000. The attackers were waiting for the MP inside the compound as he drove in and parked. He is said to have struggled with them and managed to shoot at the thugs.
Police are reported to be searching for the attackers and the MP has now been transferred to Nairobi Hospital.
Hon Anyanga is an ODM MP serving his second term representing Nyatike constituency, Migori county. He is a member of the powerful Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
In recent weeks, Hon Anyanga has been accused by fellow PAC members of having ‘eaten’ chicken offered by former PS in the office of the president.
We can now confirm that Nyatike MP Hon Edick Omondi Anyanga has not been shot. He was assaulted by armed thugs at his home in Karen. A family member confirmed armed thugs struck Hon Anyanga on the head with the muzzle of a gun.
Hon Anyanga suffered a mild head injury and was rushed to hospital, he is currently undergoing a CT Scan to assess the extent of the injury at the Aga Khan hospital. The family member confirmed the Hon MP is out of danger.
Several top ODM party officials arrived at the Aga Khan hospital- Nairobi after word went round that Hon Anyanga had been shot, those who visited Anyanga include Hon Junet Mohamed, Eng. Kobado, Hon Abbas, Hon Peter Jobando and a several ODM allied new media personalities (bloggers?).
More to follow.