Changamwe clerk arrested for issuing double ballot papers

August 8, 2017 2:05 pm
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IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati had earlier on urged election officials to remain impartial as they conduct the process, warning those who fail to adhere to set guidelines would face the consequences/MUTHONI NJUKI

, NAIROBI, Kenya Aug 8- A clerk from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has been arrested at a polling station in Changamwe constituency, Mombasa County following accusations of issuing double ballot papers to specific voters.

The clerk was arrested at the Migadini Polling Station where he was deployed and is currently held at the Changamwe Police Station.

Regional Police Boss Larry Kieng’ said that a probe are ongoing and the suspect will appear in court once thorough investigations are done.

IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati had earlier on urged election officials to remain impartial as they conduct the process, warning those who fail to adhere to set guidelines would face the consequences.

Changamwe Constituency has eight wards and a total of 87,259 total registered voters.

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