Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip is wanted by police for questioning over the dramatic shooting of a woman in Nanyuki Town, Laikipia County.

Police said Anwar, 36, has been missing since yesterday morning after he was linked to the shooting incident at Kanu Grounds in Nanyuki Town.

Police were called to the scene following the incident in which Joy Makena, 32, was shot and wounded on her right leg, above the ankle. Makena told police she was shot by Anuar of the Jubilee party.

She said a quarrel broke out between her and the first time senator before he shot her at close range. He then fled the scene leaving behind his bodyguard and other supporters to attend to her.

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They rushed her to the Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital where she was admitted.

Police visited the woman in hospital yesterday for further statements as they investigate the incident.

The officers said they had not established the motive of the shooting and they intend to record more statements from more witnesses over the incident.

In a statement seen by, Aeedah Bambi and her husband said that they were attacked last night in Nanyuki at 1 am by three (two ladies and a guy) unknown persons.

Aeedah and Anwar added that they ended up hitting her husband with a club forcing him to retaliate by shooting one of the ladies on her leg.

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They said that they are back in Nanyuki to record statements at the police station and give their version of the story contrary to what's trending online.

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