The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Hajj on Wednesday filed an application at the Voi law courts to drop charges leveled against Nairobi governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko.
Sonko is reported to have injured Coast police commander Rashid Yakub by kicking him on his right thigh.
The incident happened at the Ikanga airstrip in Voi on December, 6 when Sonko resisted arrest from a contingent of police and anti-corruption police unit over corruption allegations.
In his application the DPP cited that the complainant Mr. Yakub is no longer interested in pursuing the assault case.
Sonko is alleged to have assaulted the police at exactly 12.30 pm while executing his duty contrary to section 103 of the police act 2011.
[DPP Noordin Hajj. Photo/courtesy].
A total of 6 witnesses have been lined up to testify against Sonko including the Coast regional police commander Rashid Yakub, James Mwanzia, Michael Muriithi, Fred Sabai, Stephen Mtawa and Ibrahim Ahmed.
Voi senior Resident magistrate is expected to rule on the matter on Thursday morning.
However, Sonko 19 corruption counts remain intact and the corruption case against the Nairobi governor will continue.
Sonko is said to have embezzled over 357 million shillings in dubious issuance of tenders.