Suna East Member of Parliament, Junet Mohammed, has been arrested.
Junet was arrested and taken to Homa Bay Police Station where he recorded a statement over allegations of hate speech and incitement to violence.
He is set to appear in court to answer to the charges.
According to police sources, the MP is facing accusations of uttering words that are deemed inflammatory and may lead to violence if action is not taken.
However, the specifics of the accusations remain unclear as police are yet to release more details.
The MP first made the announcement on his twitter account but did not give further details on the arrest.