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Tonny Gachoka charged for causing disturbance at an airport after showing up drunk

Gachoka faced an additional charge of being in a state of intoxication at an airport, which he also denied/COURTESY

KWALE, Kenya, Oct 17 – Local television talk show host Tonny Gachoka was Thursday charged for creating disturbance and causing nuisance at an airstrip in Diani where he showed up drunk and declined to be subjected to security screening.

Gachoka who hosts PointBlank, a weekly talk show aired on KTN NEWS, arrived at the Diani airstrip on Wednesday where he was to board a Silverstone Air flight to Nairobi while carrying alcoholic drinks.

According to Msambweni Sub-County police chief Nehemiah Bitok, Gachoka was intoxicated.

Gachoka faced an additional charge of being in a state of intoxication at an airport, which he also denied.

Kwale Principal Magistrate Joe Omido released him on a Sh50,000 cash bail.

Gachoka who hosts PointBlank, a weekly talk show aired on KTN NEWS, arrived at the Diani airstrip on Wednesday where he was to board a Silverstone Air flight to Nairobi while carrying alcoholic drinks/COURTESY

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