MP in Itumbi’s Tangatanga Whatsapp group, reveals what happened in group shortly after DP Ruto assasination claims emerged [Video]

I announce in broad day-light that I am a member of the group-Alice Wahome

Women leaders allied to DP Ruto and led by Kandara MP Alice Wahome during the fundraiser in Garissa on 05 July 2019

Kandara MP Alice Wahome who has confirmed that se is a member of Dennis Itumbi's controversial team Tangatanga Whatsapp Group has revealed what happened in the group after claims of a plot to assasinate Deputy President William Ruto emerged, shedding more light on discussions in the group.

The group which is at the center of investigations into Deputy President William Ruto’s alleged assassination plot is reportedly made of 256 members, among them MPs and governors allied to DP Ruto.

A visibly agitated Wahome confirmed that a letter (on the plot purportedly sent to State House) was shared in the group without divulging frther details.

She revealed that she read the controversial DP Ruto assassination letter that was reportedly shared by Dennis Itumbi to the group and which has now landed the blogger in trouble.

“Mimi niko wa hiyo group, nitangaza mchana, hata hiyo barua nilisoma

(I announce in broad day-light that I am a member of the group and. I even read the letter (on DP Ruto’s alleged assassination)” Said Wahome.

The legislator who was speaking in Garissa faulted the DCI for arresting Itumbi and targeting close to 256 others who are members of the group, insisting that the focus of investigations shoul be the valid threat on DP Ruto’s life and the Hotel La Mada meeting whr the plot was allegedly discussed.

“Kenyans want to know who made the reamrks that appear to be a threat to DP Ruto’s life. Arresting Itumbi is trivializing the issue here and a diversionary tactic.

“Why is he (DCI Kinoti) arresting Itumbi over Facebook and Whatsapp Groups and threatening to arrest close to 256 other youths…let them start with me, I am a member of the group” Wahome stated.

Itumbi's woes

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika threw her weight behind Wahome’s remarks, faulting the DCI for making arrests before concluding investigations.

“It is wrong to arrest Kenyans and request for a week or two to conduct investigations. Proper investigations should be conducted first before anyone is apprehended. There should be solid evidence,” Kihika slammed.

Saturday Standard reports that a report by NIS placed Itumbi at the center of things and was used as a basis to arrest him.

According to the publication, sources familiar with the investigations revealed that the report has “details of Itumbi’s mobile phone numbers and a statement from a man only identified as Sam, who the police claim told them that Itumbi posted the letter”. 

Below is Alice Wahome's speech in Garissa in which she confirmed her membership in the group and defended Itumbi, shedding more light on its operations published on Youtube.

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