Youth rough up Miguna in Mombasa By MWAKERA MWAJEFA, Nation Reporter Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga advisor Miguna Miguna was confronted by rowdy youth during a promotional tour of his controversial book at the Castle Royal Hotel in Mombasa County. Trouble broke out when the youth demanded to know who was funding him to scuttle Mr Odinga's quest for the presidency in the next General Election. Mr Miguna, who was addressing would-be buyers of his book, Peeling Back the Mask: A Quest for Justice in Kenya, found himself cornered when enraged youth accosted him with blows and kicks. In the ensue melee, Mr Miguna lost his trademark cap and a shoe as he wrestled with the attackers. However, quick action by hotel security and six police managed to throw the rowdy youths out before locking entry points to the premises. As the crowd swelled outside the hotel on the busy Moi Avenue, anti-riot police led by Kipkemoi Rop took charge and with the assistance of flying squad officers whisked the besieged author out of the hotel. When told pole (sorry) by a journalist, Mr Miguna shouted back "Aluta continua the struggle is still on," before entering a flying squad car that zoomed off closely followed by another escort vehicle. Earlier, Mr Miguna had criticised the PM saying he lacked the leadership qualities to be the next president. He said Mr Odinga had failed to rein in corruption in his office, which "was infested with corrupt individuals". Share This Story Briefing the media, Mr Rop expressed satisfaction they had done their operation without resorting to force or tear-gassing the unruly mob.