A top ODM official has been arrested by police after he threatened to shoot a pastor. The politician’s weapon has since been confiscated
A top ODM official from Uasin Gishu county has attacked a pastor with a gun over a land ownership dispute.
David Songok is embroiled in a land tussle measuring 0.433-hectares with International Fellowship of the Clergy (IFC)
Shock as Raila’s ally is involved in a gun drama with a pastor.
Church founder Joel Kibos claims to be the rightful owner of the piece of land.
“I am a founder member of IFC that was started in the late 1970s and registered as a church in 1981. The former owner of the land, PK Kemboi (deceased) advised us to apply for the land through the Commissioner of Lands. We did, and got the land,” said Kibos who is the founder of International Fellowship of the Clergy in an interview with the Standard newspaper
Songok has already been arrested by police and his weapon confiscated.
The politician is said to have aimed his pistol to the pastor but missed the target.
The ODM official had stormed the premises when the church leaders were fencing the facility.
Shock as Raila’s ally is involved in a gun drama with a pastor
The facility also houses a local school that is owned by the church.
The politician who is a licensed gun holder has defended himself by saying that he was trying to save his life from the rowdy crowd who had threatened to attack him.
source : tuko