Police In Langata Police Station Nairobi County has launched an investigation into a case where a night reveler Tom Aosa was assaulted by the club bouncers on Saturday 11th September at Popular club 1824 along Langata Road.
Mr. Tom Aosa who is the President of the National Community Based Organization Council, is reported to have been manhandled by the club bouncers after he had a difference with one of the waiters.
He also claimed that he was detained illegally in one of their cells.
In an interview with one of the media houses, Mr. Aosa said that he was in the company of a friend who wanted to leave at around 1 am in the morning, so he decided to offset the bill to see off the friend before coming back to take more drinks.
“I decided to pay the bill, see her off and return to take more drinks,” he said.
He then called one of the waiters who had a tag written Trizah and asked her for the bill, she came back and quoted a higher price without providing the receipt.
Tom said that the waiter threatened him to call security for him if he refused to settle the quoted bill.
Tom who is a frequent reveler called one of the bouncers to explain what was going on and said that he will only settle the bill if the waiter came with the printed receipt.
“I decided to offset the bill with one bouncer and told him he should not hand it over to the waiter until she came with a receipt.”
However, immediately after he gave the money to the bouncer, the waiter came and forcefully took the money from the bouncer.
Mr. Aosa who was not amused with the waiter’s behavior ask the money back from the waiter, the lady handed over the money to him and made some threats.
A few minutes later, he saw the bouncers having a discussion as they pointed toward him and he knew something was not right.
“I decided to go and listen to what they were saying as I explained myself to one of them who had a tag written supervisor and the first name was George,” he said.
However, he was dismissed and they refused to listen to him, he went back to his table thinking that the supervisor would listen to him at some point.
A few minutes later, he was ambushed by a group of bouncers in the company of the supervisor went to where he was seated and demanded he stands up and follows them.
He obliged and was led to a room he describe as the darkest room next to the washrooms.
“I then decided to take images of the man as he raised his hands showing that he had been detained inside the illegal cell unwillingly,” he said.
According to him, he struggled with the bouncers as the supervisor allegedly went on assaulting him until he gave up and entered the dark room.
Once inside they realized that he had taken the photos of the man and they decided to let him free as they told him that it is not a must he clears his bill.
“Unfortunately, I did not manage to get his details but I am sure that once this matter is made public we shall get to know him,”
A few minutes after holding him inside the dark room, words went around the club that he was a senior member of the society and a frequent customer.
But stood his ground refused to leave and told them to call the police to come and pick him up from the dark room.
They refused and told him to leave, Mr. Aosa then left the joint and headed to Lang’ata Police Station where they reported the matter under OB/02/10/09/2022.
He was supposed to record a detailed statement on Sunday and also pick the P3 form which he would to pursue the case.