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Juja By-Election: Wafula Chebukati Insists No Rigging Will Occur As Counting Resumes

Free Constituent and Limits Commission (IEBC) director Wafula Chebukati has demanded there will no rigging in the fervently challenged Juja by-election, Kiambu province

Talking subsequent to visiting the voting demographic on Wednesday, May 19, morning, the IEBC supervisor said its polling form papers were serialized and in that capacity, they would have the option to recognize any unfamiliar materials.

"Voting form papers are serialized and we realize the number of voting form papers were utilized in the entire interaction so anyone who figures they can present unfamiliar papers in the surveying is an all-out exercise in futility," Chebukati said.

Counting at Mang'u Secondary School had on Tuesday, May 18, night been suspended by the commission after bedlam emitted when Moses Kuria's Kin Strengthening Gathering's George Koimburi Ndungu up-and-comer took an early lead.

The IEBC laid the fault on Kiambu lead representative James Nyoro for the disturbance taking note of demonstrations of hooliganism had made it incomprehensible for its authorities to proceed with the tally.

"At around 10:20 pm, there was the disturbance of the counting cycle at Mang'u Secondary School surveying focus in Juja supporters by a gathering of people drove by Kiambu Lead representative James Nyoro. These demonstrations of hooliganism made it outlandish for the counting interaction to continue," an assertion by IEBC showed.

Chebukati said he would keep in touch with the Overseer of Public Arraignments (DPP) Noordin Haji to indict Nyoro and his group over the election offense.

"The commission laments the advancements as support of the rule of law during elections isn't its command. The desire of individuals should be regarded," he added.

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