In news being broadcasted by media houses tonight August 9 2022, Didmus Barasa, the member of parliament for Kimilili, is wanted by Bungoma County police for reportedly killing the aide to Brian Khaemba, his opponent. On a Democratic Action Party of Kenya (DAP-K) ticket, Mr. Khaemba was running against Barasa for the Kimilili MP seat. It is stated that at around 6 o'clock in the evening, he went to the Chebukwabi polling place to see the ballots being counted.
But he ran across the incumbent lawmaker at the voting location and opted to depart shortly after arriving. According to a police record reviewed by Citizen Digital, Mr. Khaemba turned towards his car, but Didmus Barasa followed him in company of four guys and told them not to let him to go.Joshua Nasokho, the prospective MP's driver, was alleged to have disobeyed Barasa's command and started the car. According to the police complaint, Didmus Barasa pulled out a gun and shot Mr. Khaemba's assistant Brian Olunga in the forehead, causing him to bleed profusely. He was taken by ambulance to Kimilili Sub-County Hospital, where he passed away while receiving medical care.
"At the Chebukwabi polling place, the incident did indeed occur this evening. While receiving medical attention for his injuries, the young guy passed away. Didmus Barasa's whereabout is unknown to us at this time. We are requesting that he turn himself in to the police and provide us with information," Samuel Kimiti, the commissioner for Bungoma County, said.
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