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Fireworks as Senator, Police boss clash on live TV – VIDEO

There was drama on national TV prime time on Wednesday night when the Assistant Police Inspector General Charles Owino engaged Narok Senator Ledama Ole Kina in a shouting match that resulted in temporary discontinuation of transmission.

The two exchange bitter words while wagging fingers at each when they appeared as guests on NTV’s weekly Side Bar even as the show host Larry Madowo desperately attempted to calm down tempers.

Trouble started when the Senator attempted to put the police boss to task over recent killings of the innocent, the latest being the shouting to death of a seven-year-old boy at Pipeline estate when police officers clashed with Nasa supporters.

But Owino quickly injected while Ole Kina was making a point on the issue of limited rights. At that point the dialogue quickly degenerated into a shouting match.

Below are excerpts of the heated exchange:

Charles Owino: Senator, let me warn you.

Ole Kina: You cannot warn me. Why are you warning me, Kwani am I your child?.

Owino: I’m the authority!

Ole Kina: You are not an authority my friend! I’m a lawmaker as well. You can cannot violate my rights.

Owino: But who enforces that law? Who enforces it?

Madowo: Gentlemen… gentlemen… we have a shouting match here… We are gonna take a break because this has become a shouting match.

And while the two engaged in the verbal slugfest, netizens seemed to enjoyed the whole episode. But it’s clear on whose side they were on.