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I am not a drug dealer, Othaya MP Mary Wambui says

Othaya MP Mary Wambui has said she is not involved in drug trafficking and “knows nothing about such matters”.

Ms Wambui who had been mentioned in a report tabled in the August House by then Internal Security minister Prof George Saitoti said she has nothing to talk about the matter as she is a born-again Christian.

Kazi yangu nikufanya maendeleo muniulize ile pesa napataia watu ya CDF, mambo ingine sina,” (My work is to steer development so ask me about CDF funds, I don’t know about such things,” she said.

Ms Wambui was responding to questions by journalist at Kagicha trading centre in Othaya where she had made a stop-over to urge residents to register as voters.

The MP, who is seeking re-election, also disbursed CDF cheques worth Sh22.6million for projects in various locations in the constituency.

Ms Wambui said she has let God to deal with her accusers adding that any move to link her to the illegal trade was political and meant to tarnish her name.

“I won’t answer more questions regarding this topic! Please ask other questions,” she said.

Ms Wambui’s reaction comes barely a week after President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government announced it will crack down on drug barons, including politicians linked to the trade.

Last week, Mr Kenyatta while in his tour of Coast region, he declared end of the road for drug traffickers following the arrest and expatriation of the Akasha brothers.

The President said no one who will be found in the cartel will be spared this time round.

Other politicians who were listed in the report tabled in Parliament include Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho, Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko, Kiambu Governor William Kabogo , former Assistant Minister Harun Mwau, and former Kamukunji MP Simon Mbugua.

All those who were named in Parliament by Prof Saitoti have always insisted the report was biased and have continued to deny the accusations.

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