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BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,12TH FEB 2018-Police have arrested human rights lawyer Harun Ndubi.Ndumbi was arrested Sunday night for what police say was driving while drunk.
However Ndumbi who is also a human rights activists say he was drugged and arrested while in critical condition.
But according to Nairobi police boss Japheth Koome the lawyer was not drugged as he had claimed.
He says that Mr Ndubi was arrested at 8.45pm on Jakaya Kikwete Road.
“He parked the vehicle in the middle of the road…he slept in the vehicle…he was very drunk,” Mr Koome told the nation.
“He was arrested. He is in custody, and he is going to court this morning for driving under the influence of alcohol.”
On Sunday night, activist Alamin Kimathi tweeted that Mr Ndubi was drugged near State House and police arrested him “instead of taking him to hospital”.
He said the lawyer was “in critical condition at Kileleshwa Police Station”.
Mr Koome did not confirm in which police station the lawyer was being held, but maintained the lawyer was not drugged.
He added that Mr Ndubi was conscious.He will be arraigned in court to answer to charges of drunk driving.