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Raila: What We Have Witnessed In The By-Election In Bonchari And Juja Is Abuse Of Police Power

Raila Odinga ,who is the party leader of Orange Democratic Movement issued a statement on Wednesday and specifically called out what he claimed was use of force by police to intimidate voters at the just concluded mini polls in Bonchari and Juja.

"what we have witnessed in the by election in Bonchari and Juja is an abuse of police powers and an arrogant display of impunity by a few overzealous and bellicose Government functionaries", he stated. Odinga also pointed out that an election is an opportunity for voters to express their will at the ballot and not an avenue to persue imaginary and short -legged political interests.

The former Prime minister candidate mr Pavel Oimeke emerged the winner in Bonchari garnering a total of 8049 votes ,followed closely closely by Jubilee candidate Zabedero Opore with 7279 votes while United Democratic Alliance candidate Teresa widow to the late MP came in third with 6964 votes.

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