A matatu driver found himself in court after allegedly obstructing First Lady Rachel Ruto’s motorcade.
The driver, who was ferrying passengers to Kakamega, was apprehended along University Way in Nairobi at approximately 6.30 am on Wednesday, June 21.
When questioned by the media, the driver expressed surprise at his arrest and subsequent detainment at Kabete Police Station.
He maintained his innocence and shared his experience with the press, shedding light on the events leading up to his arrest.
A passenger who was present during the incident criticized the police’s handling of the situation.
In the passenger’s account, the driver waited for 15 minutes after the convoy passed. However, the driver was still arrested and charged with obstruction.
Reports indicate that following the driver’s arrest, the company swiftly dispatched a replacement driver to ensure the passengers’ journey continued uninterrupted.