Cherangany MP Joshua Kutuny has denied claims that he approached an ex-ICC witness in efforts to revive the International Criminal Court case against Deputy President William Ruto.
In a statement, Kutuny said the maize cartels have ganged up and are now fighting back.
He said the ICC claims was being used as a diversionary tactic after he came out a week ago to demand for the investigation of the Deputy President over the maize scandal.
“The cartels in the maize sector have started fighting back through propaganda in bid to divert attention from the challenges facing maize farmers,”said Kutuny.
He said the cartels have resorted to ‘crude ways’ and have now introduced the ICC narrative to seek public sympathy.
The lawmaker said no amount of threats and intimidation will stop him from championing for the rights of farmers.
“Let them pay farmers and deal with the issues we raised. Such claims on ICC issues are just but tears from the cartels who are feeling the heat for frustrating farmers and stealing from the NCPB,” he said.
Former ICC witness William Rono who spoke to the press today, claimed that Kutuny and other powerful individuals at Statehouse had approached him with the aim of reviving the against Deputy President to stop him from vying for the presidency in 2022.