musician Ringtone Apoko has called on the Inspector-General of Police and the
DPP to move with speed in dealing with his case against blogger Robert Alai.
undergoing medical attention, the singer said medical scans confirm the
seriousness of his injuries yet the rate at which the case is being handled is
feeling pain all over my body, my arm, and my head aches. I have undergone a
head scan and the results show a probability of a further scan at the South
Africa Hospital. This is because I was seriously injured. I have never been
violent to anyone. What we do online is usually meant to amuse Kenyans.
“I did not
do anything wrong to Robert Alai, but he decided to attack me by hitting my car
window with a rod.
“I want to
tell the Inspector General of Police and the DPP that Kenya is a country
governed under law, and they should use it. Why is my case being delayed?”
Apoko told reporters at Kibera Law Courts, where he was spotted on Thursday in
Ringtone on Ambulance bed
This comes a
week after the two were involved in a scuffle along Loitoktok road that led to
a minor road accident.
23 incident saw Apoko file a case accusing Alai of assaulting him and damaging
keen to have justice served, having obtained a quotation of his damaged car
from the car dealer.
dealers, Landover Kenya About, have already issued me with the quotation of the
damaged car, which amounts close to KSh.500. I also have a P3 and I want
justice to be served. Alai should pay,” he added.
was arrested and detained at Kilimani police station for beating the musician
with a wooden rod.
that went viral on social media, shows Ringtone on top of the two vehicles,
involved in a collision, complaining to the public.
a police report, the two have accused each other of obstruction in a scuffle,
which began on Oloitoktok Road and spread to Dennis Pritt and Likoni roads.
Wednesday. Ringtone told Nairobi News that he spent close to half a million
shillings to treat the injuries and repair his car.
the controversial blogger, an aspiring politician, has said that he is ready
for a court battle.