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Bishop Wanjiru spends night in custody over nomination fracas

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 26 – Jubilee Candidate for the Nairobi gubernatorial race Bishop Margaret Wanjiru will spend the night at the Pangani Police Station after she was arrested for causing violence at City Park polling station.

Nairobi Police boss Japheth Koome says Wanjiru stormed the centre together with her supporters and destroyed ballot papers which had already been cast during Wednesday’s nomination.

Koome said the former legislator will be charged in court with incitement to violence charges.

“She was arrested after causing violence,” Koome told Capital FM News of the 5.30pm incident.

Wanjiru is facing off with Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko and former Gatanga MP Peter Kenneth for the coveted party ticket.

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