Musician and Starehe Member of Parliament (MP) Charles Njagua aka Jaguar is nursing serious injuries of a broken leg after he was injured during the clash between police and Muthurwa market traders.
Jaguar’s predicament is said to have cooked when a fight emerged between him and city askaris.
He had gone to protest with the traders who were demonstrating against harassment from city askaris
“Come visit me at Karen hospital…broke my leg at Marikiti market when fighting with county officers who harassing traders,” said Jaguar from Karen Hospital bed in Nairobi.
Muthurwa traders had clashed with Nairobi county city askaris and police following violent protests which were marked with bonfires, teargas and running battles on June 12 morning on Thursday.
The Muthurwa traders combined with those in Marikiti market chanted anti- Nairobi County slogans slogans, pelted stones and lit fires on the roads as they protested high rates of charges from Nairobi county.
The incident which took place on the sidewalk of CBD, blocked part of Haile Selassie avenue.
Earlier on the previous day, traders had kicked on of the askaris, in a revenge looking mission, the county askaris returned with police escort armed with full combat gear.
The chaos led to the road and surrounding market places no go zones for a better part of the morning hours