Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei was on Tuesday arrested by Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations(DCI)

The Senator allied to Deputy President William Ruto was arrested over his hate speech utterances in his county where he said that the region was profiling those opposing the DP’s 2022 presidential bid.

File: Senator Samson Cherargei.

Taking to Twitter to confirm the arrest the DCI tweeted: ” Hon. Samson Kiprotich CHERARGEI has been arrested by @DCI_Kenya Detectives following his hateful utterances at Kilibwoni Primary School on 17th August 2019.

“The suspect will be taken to court today to face charges of ethnic contempt c/section 62(1)……of the National Cohesion & Integration Act and Incitement to Violence contrary to section 96(a) of the Penal Code.”

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