A video showing Kenyan policewoman being assaulted by Deputy President William Ruto’s pilot has gone viral online.
Footage shows helicopter pilot pushing, giving orders to and swearing at police officer
The widely shared video shows the pilot pushing the officer, swearing at her and ordering her to disband the crowd that had gathered around William Ruto’s helicopter.
“Do your job, OK?” the pilot is heard saying. “Tell these people to move back.” He shouts expletives at her as she walks away.
Police chief Joseph Boinett ordered an investigation and commencement of criminal proceedings against the pilot. The incident took place on Sunday in Ndunyu Njeru, where Ruto was attending a church service.
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