Didmus Barasa escape to Uganda

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Wednesday, August 10, extended its manhunt for Kimilili Member of Parliament, Didmus Barasa to the adjoining nation of Uganda after new insight on the administrator’s getaway course.

Bungoma DCI manager let the press know that police had gotten a clue that Barasa was spotted boarding a boda which he used to cross the line into Uganda.

Prior, the legislator had been given 24 hours to give up by Bungoma County magistrate Samuel Kimiti.

The MP is needed over an occurrence where he purportedly gave dead a rival’s driver during a disturbance at Chebukwabi surveying station. He got away from soon after the episode.

A file image of Didmus Barasa
A file image of Didmus Barasa

As per a police report, the episode happened when DAP-Kenya party competitor Brian Khaemba visited Chebukwabi surveying station to observe the counting of votes. Joined by his associate and his driver, Khaemba ran into Barasa.

Selecting to leave the surveying station, Barasa, flanked by four unidentified men, requested Khaemba and his group not to leave-guidelines that the DAP-K applicant challenged.

The police report showed that Barasa followed Khaemba and started shooting, killing the lawmaker’s assistant, Brian Olunga.

“Hon. Didmus Barasa pulled out a gun and focused on Khaemba’s helper to be specific Brian Olunga and shot him on the brow where plentifully drained,” read piece of the report.

Olunga surrendered to wounds en route to Kimilili sub-district emergency clinic. Bungoma County police manager Kimiti gave the lawmaker 24 hours to give up to the police.

“We maintain that he should give up to police any place he is. Assuming that any individual from the public spots him, let them alert the police,” Kimiti expressed.

The episode was additionally censured by Defense CS Eugene Wamalwa who noticed that the police should move their attention on capturing the legislator.