Veteran Rift Valley politician Jackson Kibor was today arraigned in an Eldoret court charged with two counts related to attempts to kill his son and his refusal to allow police officers to take his finger prints.
Kibor appeared before the Resident Magistrate Harrison Barasa and pleaded not guilty to both charges. The politician who drove himself to court in the morning was represented by lawyer Collins Akenga.
The court room was packed to capacity with members of the public and his family members among them the complainant, Ezekiel Kibor whom the politician is accused of attempting to shoot to death over land dispute.
The first count against Kibor states that on March 2, 2017, in Ziwa of Uasin Gishu County, without lawful excuse, he pointed his gun serial number H.14657y with intent to kill his son, Ezekiel Kibor.
The second charge state that on March 7, 2017, while at the Eldoret police station, he refused his finger prints to be taken by the police officers contrary to section ( 55)5 of the National Police Service Act.