Police in Nairobi are investigating an incident in which an officer attached to Deputy President, William Ruto was attacked by a gardener at his private residence in Karen, Nairobi County.
Corporal Timothy Mugendi Rucha is nursing serious head injuries after the gardener, Nicholas Kibiwot Rono hit him at the back of his head.
Following the unfortunate altercation, Rono was arrested while officer Rucha is admitted at the Nairobi West Hospital in a critical condition according to the doctors.
Rono is currently in police custody awaiting arraignment in court. Police visited the area where the incident occurred to try and establish the motive behind the attack.
Sources close to The Informer revealed that DP Ruto was not at his home when the incident occurred.