Friday 20 July, Mwingi.
By PATRICK KIMANZI (MP Spokesman)
MWINGI-Maestro Kitui Wiper legislator Hon Gideon Mulyungi has today, in the strongest terms possible, condemned the alleged assault of a popular Kitui based blogger and youth leader: Yoana Kimwele, MP PRESS reported Friday.
Meanwhile police officers in Kitui have launched an investigation into the assault case, which was reported at the Kitui Police Station yesterday; in which the popular blogger was allegedly beaten by person known to him, local media reports said.
“I condemn the attack on the popular Kitui Blogger and youth leader. The attempt by anyone to gag the media belongs to the past. We are living in an age where the media is shaping the policies development,” said Gideon Mulyungi speaking to MP PRESS on phone from Nairobi.
Yohana Kimwele, a prolific blogger was on Sunday confronted by a clinical officer at a popular hotel; who attempted to hit him with a blunt object, according to the statement he recorded on 19th July 2018 at the Kitui Police Station.