The announcement was made on Monday by the chair of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Wafula Chebukati.
"The loss was found when the KIEMs Kits were being charged prior to being deployed to the voting places," he claimed. "[T]he KIEMs kits were used in the election."
Following the incident, which was reported at the Moyale police station, Chebukati stated that the search for the kit is still ongoing. In addition, he stated that the stolen equipment would be useless to anyone because it had been replaced and was placed on a blacklist.
"The action or data that may originate from the missing kit will be flagged and isolated from our system," it continued. "The activity or data that may originate from the missing kit will be flagged and isolated."
"The kit is not going to be of any service to anyone."
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