Drama in Turkana as DCIO officer threatens to shoot County Senator Malachy Ekal Imana over land dispute in the area. (VIDEO)
A Sub County Criminal Investigations Officer in Loima, Turkana reportedly drew his gun on area Senator Malachy Ekal after the two engaged in an ugly confrontation over land.
A report by KNA on Tuesday, May 19, detailed that Ekal stormed into SCCIO Davis Ondimo’s office demanding answers on a land dispute.
The ODM Senator allegedly attacked the DCI sleuth, injuring him in the process.
In retaliation, the detective drew his weapon and ordered the Senator to leave his office as he proceeded to undergo an X-ray test in the hospital to ascertain the level of harm.
Ekal had lodged a complaint at Lodwar Police Station Monday, May 18, and later on recorded a statement at County Criminal Investigations Office on Tuesday, May 19.
The land feud pits residents against one family over the ownership of a 286-hectare land parcel.
This dispute brings to light the confrontation between politicians with law enforcers who severally clash over policies or personal feuds.
More details to follow.