It has now emerged that the torn t-shirt Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko was wearing on the day he was arrested in Voi and airlifted back to Nairobi cost a whooping Ksh 53,100.
Sonko is known for wearing designer clothes and that day was no exception as he was wearing Versace tropical logo print t-shirt.
Going by the latest prices the t-shirt goes for a whopping Ksh 53,100.
Sonko’s t-shirt was torn during a tussle with police officers during his arrest in Voi.
According to a statement released by the National Police Service on Saturday, the governor was abusive during his arrest and obstructed police officers from executing their lawful duties.
“During the arrest he became abusive, unruly and violent in an attempt to resist hence obstructing police officers from the lawful execution of their duties.
In the process, he assaulted and injured the senior police officer leading the team and damaged media equipment,” read the statement in part.
On the other hand, his lawyer Harrison Kinyanjui has also called for the arrest of a police officer captured in-camera beating and mishandling the governor.
“IT IS EMBARRASSING THAT THIS HAPPENED TO OUR BELOVED GOVERNOR WHO NOW URGENTLY NEEDS MEDICATION BECAUSE OF THE INHUMANE WAY HE WAS TREATED BY ROGUE POLICE OFFICERS IN VOI,” KINYANJUI SAID.
Below is the video of the arrest.