Shock is the operative word in describing the recent killings in Mpeketoni and the government’s response.
While Uhuru was too quick to blame Raila Odinga (as usual for anything wrong in the country), the local residents specifically the survivors lay the blame on the government accusing the police of failing to protect them (it was reported that police had prior information and even local leaders had even called Nairobi asking for police to be given orders to act)
Some Jubilee haters and rumour mongers have pointed out that it was obvious the massacre was organized most likely from Nairobi for reasons not yet clear; either to blame Raila so as to find excuse of cancelling the CORD rallies or SabaSaba foreplay (The two rallies held in Migori and Mombasa by CORD have attracted more than 250,000 people)
Others have speculated on local politics, how about setting up the governor and then have the deputy take over until the governor’s case is heard and determined? and please remind me who is the deputy governor?
Other haters have manufactured rumours that point to the upcoming Hague trials …..
Others were quick to point fingers at the emotive Land issue- so called historical injustices….
RUMOURS a side, yesterday Lamu governor Issa Timamy was arrested over the recent killings in Mpeketoni and Kibaoni in the county. Timamy had been summoned by police investigating the killings at the Lamu police station in the morning before the officers later detained him.
Police investigating the killings said he will appear before Mombasa court on Thursday. Interior PS Mutea Iringo confirmed the arrest.
Timamy had been in Nairobi for a meeting with Deputy President Ruto before he flew back to Lamu where he was summoned for questioning and later detained. He was later driven to Mombasa where he is expected to take plea. More than 65 people have so far been killed in the violence that rocked the area.
So what for Raila haters? what will they blog on Facebook? Cold Tursker please?