There was panic among the country top security echelons as powerful statehouse operative Paul Kobia secret confession of having hand in the death of Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s son Fidel Odinga was leaked to the public by blogger Alai.
Alai who made the damning revelations via his social media handles and his premier blog Kahawa Tungu on Thursday 8th January 2015 morning send the security apparatus into spin in earlier morning hours.
A source at Harambee house said there was an emergence meeting that was coordinated from three locations; Harambee house, statehouse and vigilance house. A call was allegedly placed to Nairobi senator Mike Sonko who was directed stage a mock arrest of Mr Kobia and at the same time bloggers allied to statehouse were marshaled to claim Kobia had mental issues.
At Gigiri Police station where Mr Kobia was to be booked things were set as the powerful statehouse operative Mr Kobia immediately declared a mental patient and then directly taken to hospital for mental health check.
Top security chiefs at Harambee house were worried that entire Kibera could pour to the streets on receiving the confession by Kobia.
Of concern were the recent events that top internal security dawgs believe can easily trigger a bloody mass protest against the Uhuru regime; the torture and subsequent mistrial and jailing of university student Alan Wadi, the alleged Murder of Fidel Odinga, insecurity, the rising cost of living leading to hopelessness, unemployment and the skewed public appointments
By midday the security chiefs were at peace are said to have called blogger number 1 to thank him for neutralizing the information. Immediately Kobia was ordered to post friendly and desists making such claims in public.
What shocked many Kenyans was the fact that the police did not find it necessary to interrogate Paul Kobia or even take statements from him. The Acting Inspector general of police was quick to issue a signed statement saying Kobia had not been arrested while the Nairobi area CID had indicated to the contrary.
Blogger Rita Oyier captured the events thus;