14-year old boy shot in Nairobi slum as opposition supporters protest the arrest of Raila oath proponent
A woman is also nursing injuries after she was shot in the incident.
Privately-owned StandardNewspaper reports that the young boy was shot after police officers engaged National Super Alliance (NASA) supporters protesting the apprehension of lawyer Miguna Miguna. A woman is also nursing injuries after she was shot in the incident.
The rowdy youth barricaded roads and burnt tyres disrupting traffic along the Southern Bypass.
Miguna Miguna, a member of the National Resistance Movement (NRM), was arrested by police on Friday morning at his Runda morning.
The Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) George Kinoti said the vocal lawyer was arrested for administering an illegal oath and being a member of NRM, a movement that has since been outlawed by the Government.
Miguna had on Thursday dared Interior CS Fred Matiang'i to arrest him for administering the oath of office to Raila Odinga earlier this week.
"Matiang'i if you are looking for me, I am ready and I have been ready since I was a teenager," he said.
He also urged supporters to "take down portraits of illegitimate president Kenyatta" and burn them.
Miguna's arrest comes just a day after Ruaraka MP TJ Kajwang was also apprehended by the police for presiding over the swearing-in of Mr. Odinga.
Both men played prominent roles in the mock swearing-in, flanking Odinga as he took an oath while clutching a Bible, Miguna is his trademark kufi cap and Kajwang in a judge's robe and wig.
The government on Wednesday said it would probe opposition principals, organizers and facilitators linked to the controversial ceremony adding that it would "act decisively on those found to have subverted the rule of law."
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