Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruyoit has defended police for teargassing Deputy President William Ruto's allies in Kilimani over the release of Gatundu South Member of Parliament Moses Kuria.
Speaking during an interview on NTV's AM Live show on Tuesday, Cheruyoit said that the leaders forced police to act in such a manner.
He argued that the leaders wanted to turn the station into a demonstration centre before the police resolved to teargas them.
"I sympathise with our police officers, I wouldn’t want to be the one castigating them. For them to have teargased us somebody was angry somewhere and made a phone call," he said.
Those teargassed include Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichung'wa, Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro and Nyali MP Mohammed Ali and Kandara MP Alice Wahome.
Suna East Member of Parliament Junet Mohamed had made fun of the leaders earlier asking the President to deal with such behavior in a ruthless manner.
"The Government must deal with this militia called Tangatanga throughly (sic) and maintain law and order. We cannot allow a small militia from Central and Rift Valley to create chaos in our police stations," Junet said.