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MCA Nelson Lotela Accuses Police of Scapegoating

Silale Ward Representative Nelson Lotela was Thursday questioned for the second time by detectives in Nakuru County on the recent attacks and killings in Kapedo.

He further claimed that police officers are being used by his opponents to taint his name and frustrate him politically.He said he is not aware of any local meetings to plan attacks on police officers or community members.At least four police officers have been killed and five shot and wounded during the attacks.Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya said the MCA and Tiaty MP William Kassait Kamket are among the politicians and influential people who are under investigation.

I call upon security agencies to find the real culprits behind the violence," the MCA said.It is alleged that these groups of influential people smuggled guns from Uganda and planned the attacks in the region.

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