Police are looking for a man behind an inciteful message on Twitter alleging that if Deputy President William Ruto does not ascend into power in 2022 there will be ethnic clashes.
The National Police Service on Thursday said they are taking the threats seriously and will deal with the suspect accordingly.
“Our attention has been drawn to some tweets supposedly issued by an individual issuing threats to ignite inter-ethnic clashes akin to what occurred in 2007/8 in parts of the country,” NPS said.
Kiptoo insists that the Kikuyu community should “pay up their debt” by supporting the presidency of Ruto in 2022.
National Cohesion and Integration Commission on Wednesday said it has commenced investigations and will take appropriate action.
Kiptoo’s reckless statements have seen a section of Kenyans on Twitter asking for his arrest.
Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo said it was the most irresponsible utterance and must be condemned in the strongest terms possible.
“You belong in jail. Fred Matiang’i, there is a need for you to move with speed and have this Dennis Kiptoo Mutai arrested and arraigned for spewing ethnic hatred,” @NyagahMucangi tweeted.
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