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Man Who Stole IEBC's Voter Registration Computer Called In Court

Musa Sirangi, am man who stole a laptop meant for voter registration from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) headquarters early this week. He has been arraigned in Court. Musa told the court that he was assaulted by the police and he insisted to be taken to hospital first.

"I am asking the court to allow me to go to hospital first because I was injured by the police." Sirangi told Court.According to the court, Sirangi is alleged to have committed an offense on Wednesday, August 17, and he is accused of stealing commission's property, an HP laptop with 430GB valued at 226,250 shillings.

Police claimed that staff in IEBC noticed the theft after hearing a loud bang on the door which made the staff curious and after checking, the saw Sirangi carrying a bag. After being confronted, he failed to log in to the laptop he was carrying. He was then arrested by the police in the building and taken to the Central police station.

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