Police in Kenya have apprehended three politicians alongside many others who were partying at different locations in the country during the Coronavirus lockdown.
Police said they first apprehended six people on Saturday after they impoverished a private party being hosted at the Viraj Villa in Kileleshwa, Nairobi.
The six were apprehended after neighbors called the authorities to report that the house party had been going on for hours.
In Nyeri County, three lawmakers were apprehended after police foray a house were they had locked themselves inside in Kingongo area. The three were part of 17 partygoer who were apprehended at the house which they had supposedly converted into a club, following a tip-off from members of the public.
In another raid in Kilimani, police also apprehended a number of people who were holding a party at an apartment on Menelik Road.
Confirming their arrest, Nyeri Central Sub County Police boss Paul Kuria said all the suspects, including the legislator, would be charged in a court of law over their actions.
Last month, President Uhuru Kenyatta announced an indefinite ban of public gatherings and imposed a 10-hour nationwide daily curfew running from 7pm to 5am in order to put a stop the spread of COVID-19.
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