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Moses Kuria, 10 others fined after admitting to flouting Covid-19 rules – Nairobi News


Gatundu South Member of Parliament Moses Kuria was on Tuesday charged at the Kiambu law courts with flouting Covid-19 pandemic regulations.

Kuria and his 10 co-accused pleaded guilty to charges including not wearing a mask, holding an illegal gathering, not obeying curfew hours and failure to observe the social distance rule.

The Jubilee lawmaker and 10 others were arraigned on Tuesday after spending Monday night in police custody at Karuri Police Station in Kiambu County.

In a Facebook post, Kuria had claimed the wife of George Koimburi, his People Empowerment Party (PEP) candidate in the Juja constituency mini poll, had been arrested.

The Gatundu South Legislator was arrested on Monday for flouting Covid-19 regulations by holding a meeting inside one of the hotels located along the Northern Bypass.

The Juja seat fell vacant following the death of MP Francis Munyua alias Wakapee on February 22 and is scheduled for May 18.

Read: Moses Kuria arrested, spends night behind bars



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