Wajir East Mp arrested ‘for slapping female colleague’


Mr Rashid Kassim, the MP for Wajir East has been accused of attacking his colleague in Parliament, Ms. Fatuma Gedi in the parliament building car park after confronting her about why she had not allocated money to his area.

It is reported that Mr. Kassim slapped Ms Fatuma Gedi, who sits on the budget committee. Female MPs subsequently walked out of parliament, demanding the arrest of Mr Kassim, who was subsequently detained.

Mr Kassim has not commented on the incident.