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Eric Omondi Arrested: Why was Musical artist Eric Omondi Arrested? Explained


Eric Omondi Arrested: Why was Musical artist Eric Omondi Arrested? Explained: The stars are always like to be in the headlines of the media sometimes they do some strange things which made them land in jail. One such popular comedian faced charges and was arrested after trying to storm Parliament buildings. As per the media reports, a Controversial Kenyan comedian named Eric Omondi was on Tuesday, 16th November 2021 apprehended and later released. His brother Felix Omondi confirmed his brother’s arrest news and stated that he was at the Central Police Station. The comedian has been currently trending on social media, attempted to lead music artists in storming Parliament in an order to fix the music industry in Kenya. Follow More Update OnĀ GetIndiaNews.com

Eric Omondi Arrested

Eric Omondi Arrested

He takes the social media account and states that “History loading… Tomorrow 10:00 AM!!! Tuesday, 16th November 2021 will be recalled for years to come. Upon all artists/musicians and all media houses/outlets to encounter us at Parliament Building tomorrow 10:00 AM.” His brother Felix Omondi committed that the news of the apprehend saying he was at the Central Police Station.

In a video that was shared online, Eric is watched resisting as the men in the uniform force him into the car of the police. The comedian stated artists would convulse for better and good pay at events and demanded that they received the same amount for curtain-raising just like the foreign acts are paid. He further added that he wanted the Kenyan media to be coerced to play 75% Kenyan content.

Why was Eric Omondi Arrested?

“All local media to play at least 75% of local music just like it is in Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Ghana, South Africa, and the list goes on and on.” As per the Central OCPD, Adamson Bungei, Eric was apprehended for the offense of creating a disturbance near the buildings of parliament. Bungei stated that “He had not followed processes to stage the so-called protests. We are though sorting him out.”


The comedian had recently called on all musicians to come and join him in storming Parliament at around 10:00 AM with a list of demands to be presented to their respective leaders. Omondi and his group were though shattered by cops who comes up at the scene and took the comedian into detained in a dramatic apprehend. He was rushed by the officers into a waiting police van, but he tried to resist and instead jumped onto the roof of the motor vehicle.


The comedian was later assisted down by the police officials who bundled him into the police van and drove off. The march followed a debate that happened online the self-proclaimed President of Comedy in Africa inflame Kenyan musicians to come up and demand more airplay as well as the same treatment as the international artists get at the time of their concerts.

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Pallavi Ghosh has covered politics and Parliament for 15 years, and has reported extensively on Congress, UPA-I and UPA-II, and has now included the Finance Ministry and Niti Aayog in her reportage. She tweets at @alishach03


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