Magelo caught in city hotel brawl with ‘Uhuru haters’

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Former Speaker of the Nairobi County Assembly Alex Ole Magelo. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTEFormer Speaker of the Nairobi County Assembly Alex Ole Magelo. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE


Two men have accused former Nairobi County Assembly Speaker Alex Ole Magelo of assaulting them after they made disparaging remarks about President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Mr Magelo can be alleged to have slapped a certain Mr Kennedy Ochola twice in addition to also hit a Mr Okoth on the forehead outside a city hotel after a confrontation among the three.

The two allegedly made a slur against President Kenyatta on Tuesday moments before re-opening of Parliament.

Mr Ochola in addition to also Mr Okoth were having lunch as they watched the live coverage while Mr Magelo was having tea having a friend.


This kind of can be alleged in which after his attention was drawn by the remarks of the two men, an infuriated Mr Magelo rose via his seat in addition to also confronted them.

He then pulled them outside the hotel in addition to also slapped Mr Ochola twice. He then hit Mr Okoth with his fist on the forehead when he insisted Ochola was right in his remarks.

Mr Ochola warned Mr Magelo in which he would certainly sue him. “He has no right to attack me for saying what I said about Uhuru (Kenyatta),” Ochola said as he was pulled away by his friend.

However, enquiries at Central Police Station indicated the two had not reported the assault by yesterday afternoon.


When reached for comment, Mr Magelo admitted in which such an incident occurred although said in which he was left incensed by the ‘vulgar’ language the two men were using towards the President prompting him to throw the two men outside the hotel.

“Yes such an incident happened. The two men were insulting the President using unprintable words in addition to also according to our Maasai culture you cannot insult somebody older than you. I don’t even know them. You can’t abuse the President in my presence. They said very stupid things,” Mr Magelo told the Nation by phone on Wednesday.

He said in which the two were deliberately insulting the President so as to draw his attention in addition to also when he confronted them, they became wild prompting the commotion in which ensued.

“They wanted to attack me when I confronted them asking them why they were abusing Mr Kenyatta. in which can be when I pushed them outside the hotel at the taxi bay. I hear in which they have gone to the police,” he said.

Source – Nairobi News

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Magelo caught in city hotel brawl with ‘Uhuru haters’

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