Mombasa politician Ali Mwatsau.

A Mombasa Based UDA Politician Shot in Tudor

A Mombasa based Politician Ali Mwatsau survived an assassination attempt in Tudor after his car was sprayed with 22 bullets

The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party aspirant is eyeing the Mvita parliamentary seat

Police say they don’t know the motive of the attack on Ali Mwatsau who is a UDA politician.

Reports further indicate that the gunmen, who were in two vehicles, fled immediately after the attack.

The politician was rushed to hospital in stable condition as the hunt for the gunmen continue.

According to police, the shooting happened at about 10 pm on Tuesday night

A manhunt for the unidentified gunmen was also launched as investigations on the matter commenced. 

This incident happened just days after another Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party aspirant Thomas Ontweka was killed by unknown people on Sunday

Confirming the incident, area chief Henry Magetto said the attack is suspected to be politically instigated.

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