Gunmen have attacked Deputy President William Ruto’s home in Sugoi in Uasin Gishu County. They gained entry into the premises after overpowering a GSU officer and snatched his gun.
According to eyewitness accounts, the perpetrators who came after the Deputy President left for Kericho on the Jubilee campaign trail, attacked the officer at the gate, snatched his gun and shot him. The area has been cordoned off by security officers as the operation goes on. Several high ranking officers were at the scene, including Rift Valley regional coordinator Wanyama Musiambo.
It’s reported no family members were present in the house, only workers and officers. Deputy President Ruto together with President Uhuru Kenyatta passed through Kitale on their way to Kericho County.