United Democratic Party (UDA) key agents in Rurii ward, Nyadarua were arrested this morning ahead of a hotly contested member of county (MCA) by elections.
Brian Mbugua and Daniel Githinji were arrested near Olkalou Polytechnic and, all their phones were confiscated.
"At Mugumo-ini polling station UDA agents have been denied entry and strangers purporting to be UDA agents have taken charge", Part of the statement read.
The harassment and intimidation has created suspicion among hustler movement supporters, who have questioned the credibility of the elections.
In Nyandarua's rurii ward by-elections, Peter Thinji of Jubilee party and Francis Muraya of UDA voted early in the morning and, urged the residents to vote for them.
Yesterday, aspirants from jubilee and UDA in Nyandarua, Rurii ward urged their supporters to come out in large numbers and vote.
According to 2010 constitution,right to vote is enshrined in article 38, under the bill of rights and fundamental freedoms.
Other candidates contendingthe ward representative seat include Susan Wangechi Wamunga of the New Democrats, Peter Gathika of democratic party, Gabriel Gitome as independent candidate and, Isaac Ndegwa of Maendeleo Chapchap.
The MCA seat was declared vacant after death of John Mburu Wamaria in January, who succumbed to Cancer.
Content created and supplied by: Trendiest_254 (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More