The National Police Service has issued a statement with regards to the chaos that erupted at Kondele during Deputy President William Ruto of Kisumu County on Wednesday.
According to police, DP Ruto team was alerted of the tension that was brewing at Kondele due to disagreement over the distribution of campaign funds among locals.
"Based on the intelligence gathered, there was tension within Kondele owing to the alleged distribution of campaign logistical funds amongst local groups.
"This intelligence was promptly shared by police with H.E the deputy president's team with recommendation to skip the affected area during the tour," part of the statement tread.
DP William Ruto in Kisumu County.
Following the disagreement, the agitated youth engaged in unruly behavior of stone-throwing during DP Ruto's rally.
In the statement signed by police spokesman Bruno Shioso on November 10, 2021, police responded swiftly and contained the situation.
"H.E the Deputy president safely left the scene, No injuries were reported or noted. some vehicles were destroyed," the statement ends.
Chaos erupted on Wednesday during DP's tour of Kisumu County at kondele.
A section of rowdy youth pelted Ruto motorcade with stones forcing him to cut his speech short.