The Gatundu South legislator took to social media and showered praises to Tabitha Ndungu who is an IEBC presiding officer revealing how she went out of her way just to prevent intimidation when she was forced to open up the ballot boxes with people he alleges to be Statehouse goons.
According to Kuria, the IEBC official suffered a broken finger while she bravely fought goons who were forcing her to open sealed ballot papers in order to carry out irregularities hence citing her as a hero for representing democracy.
"My All time hero shall remain young Tabitha Ndungu, the P.O at JKUAT DEB stream. She gallantly fought off the state house goons who were trying to force her to open her already sealed ballot box to introduce Jubilee marked ballots. She sustained a broken finger in the process", he shared.
This came after chaos erupted during the tallying of votes at Mang'u High school tallying centre something that made the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to suspend the tallying process for some time.
However Kuria condemned the act citing police intimidation whereby by the time the chaos erupted, PEP's party candidate Koimburi had garnered over 50% of the votes while Susan Waititu of Jubilee had less than 30%.
Other leaders who have condemned police indimidatiom in the yesterday's by-elections include the Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga who pointed fingers at the Kenyan security agencies claiming that the by-elections in Bonchari and Juja constituencies demonstrated abuse of police power and impunity.
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