Moses Masinde, a MediaMax employee, was accosted by rowdy youths while recording anti-Raila demonstrations that were taking place in port Victoria, Budalangi constituency. His camera was destroyed and the tape was stolen during the chaos.
At the time, ODM leader Raila Odinga was busy meeting ODM delegates nearby. Police came to his rescue and rushed him to Port Victoria Police Station. “If it were not for the police, I would be dead now. My body is in pain. The camera is totally damaged and they ran away with the tape. I also lost personal belongings,” said Mr Masinde. Area police boss Lemmy Njiru cautioned residents against engaging in acts of violence. ODM has however sent its aologies to Moses Masinde.