A Secondary School Teacher in Custody in Connection With Machakos Senator’s Hospitalization

A secondary school teacher has been held for 7 days for probe into attempted murder of Machakos Senator Boniface Mutinda Kabaka.

Esther Nthenya Muli is believed to be the last person to be seen with the Senator before he was rushed to Nairobi Hospital.

Senator Mutinda with Governor Mutua at a past event. Image/Courtesy

The senator allegedly fell ill while with the woman.

The lawmaker is reported to have checked in at the apartment along Elgeyo Marakwet Road in Kilimani on Thursday afternoon accompanied by a woman identified as Esther Muli, a resident of Wote town.

According to a police report on the incident, the matter was reported by the Senator’s wife who said that at around 3am she was informed by an employee at the Senator’s office that her husband had been admitted in the ICU.

“She went to the said Hospital accompanied by other family members among them her co-wife where she established that the Senator was brought by paramedics after falling sick while in an apartment along Elgeyo Marakwet Road within Kilimani,” reads the police report.

Police visited the scene and found the woman who disclosed that she was with the Senator in the apartment when he suddenly started complaining of severe headache and asked her to look for paracetamols.

She added that the pain worsened and she reportedly informed the management who called for an ambulance and rushed the lawmaker to Nairobi Hospital.

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