Starehe MP Jaguar arrested over incitement claims
Starehe Member of Parliament Charles Njagua, popularly known as Jaguar, has been arrested and is currently being held at Nairobi Police Area.
He was apprehended by the police on Monday afternoon for allegedly inciting the youth over the controversial Mwariro Market.
“I’m currently at Nairobi Area. The charges against me are unclear though they seem connected to Mwariro Market.” Said the MP.
On his post on Social media, MP jaguar reiterated his stand to fight for his constituency claiming that his championing for fair allocation of stalls at Mwariro market could have been the reason for the arrest.
“I’ll keep fighting for my constituents. Being a leader is tough but my resolve remains unshaken. Allocations at Mwariro Market have to be fair.” He added.
In June 26 last year, the former musician-turned politician was also arrested over his alleged insightful remarks against foreign traders.
He was arrested outside Parliament Buildings by plain clothed police officers.
This followed remarks he made while vising traders along Kirinyaga Road condemning foreigners from running businesses in Nairobi.
” If you assess our markets, Ugandans and Tanzanians have taken over our businesses… Now we are saying enough is enough. If a 24-hour ultimatum is not enough for them to be deported, we will remove them and we’ll beat them up and we will not fear anyone,” said Njagua.
This was after public outrage over the increased presence of Chinese nationals trading in Nairobi’s Gikomba market.