Former Laikipia North Member of Parliament Mathew Lempurkel Lekidime has been sentenced to one year in prison over assault.
Lempurkei was Friday morning thrown to jail without possibility of paying fine.
The ex-MP was accused of slapping and kicking of the current Laikipia North MP Sarah Korere in November 21, 2016. about five years ago.
Senior Principal Magistrate Hellen Okwani said that Lempurkei willingully assaulted female MP causing harm.
“He willfully and unlawfully assaulted Sarah Korere by slapping her on the left cheek and kicked her on the lower abdomen thereby occasioning her actual bodily harm,” court said.