Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala heeded the call of the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) and surrendered to the police.
Confirming the incident, Kakamega Central County Police Commander David Kabena told reporters that the MP had visited Kakamega Central Police Station on Monday, December 27 evening.
He further clarified that his controversial statement on the planned meeting at Bukhungu Stadium was not intended to arouse public sentiment.
Malala explained that he made it as a political statement and that it was not intended to cause violence.
“He (Malala) made it clear that what he said at the Maragoli Cultural Festival was a political statement and that he did not intend to use violence or incite his followers to riot during the rally.
“Malala said he would maintain peace during the meeting. He added that on Friday, during the Bukhungu II ceremony, he would be Mumias; 32 km from the conference, “the captain told The Standard.
The NCIC summoned the senator on Monday for remarks made by Mbale, in which he threatened to block some of the officials from reaching Bukhungu Stadium.
Addressing the media on December 26, Malala vowed to bar the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga and General Secretary of the Coalition of Trade Unions (COTU), Francis Atwoli, from entering Bukhungu Stadium. on December 31st.
“We have called Senator Cleophas Malala today to respond to his sad remarks which were aimed at preventing a political candidate from holding a rally at Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega scheduled for December 31, 2021,” the statement said.
Kobia said Malala would face the full force of the law, adding that his emotions were causing the main candidate to be included in the Wall of Shame.