Woman said to have leaked videos of Deputy President William Ruto’s son being gifted by another man is fighting for her life at a Nairobi hospital after being shot and seriously injured, this is according to a source who spoke this publication on condition of anonymity.
The woman, who has been identified as Lynette Wambui, was shot on Wednesday night outside a prominent city club that is frequented by children of notable Kenyan politicians.
Our sources within Lang’ata Police Division confirmed the shooting while also revealing police officers visited Ms. Wambui at the ICU hospital bed but were unable to record any statement from her statement as she is in a critical condition.
”Family members have refused to comment on the matter. They are still in shock and police have launched an investigation to apprehend the assailants,” he says.
This shooting is coming days after the lady released the less than 30-second clip showing the deputy president’s son being gifted a gold neck chain plus a bracelet by an Asian male friend for his 30th birthday, at a party last Friday in Majlis Resort, Lamu.
Wambui who was one of the private attendees of the highly guarded fare is said to have posted the controversial video on her social media platforms before she was ordered to pull it down.
”She had received several threats and had confided to her friends that she feared for her life, as the video which she released innocently had gravely upset the Deputy President’s family,” the source adds.
Speaking after the clip went viral online, Nick Ruto dismissed allegations that he was in a relationship with the man who gifted him the neck chain, following homophobic comments by a section of Kenyans online.
”Build your circle and celebrate each other. If you can, gift your friends the best you can on their special occasions like Birthdays, Anniversaries, weddings etc. This will help you understand the value of friendship and comprehend that gifting a friend of same or opposite gender does NOT amount to erotic relationship. Thank you all for your birthday wishes and gifts,” Nick Ruto wrote.