in

Bomet Governor, Laboso’s Win Challenged In Court

Bomet Governor, Dr Joyce Laboso

labosoThree Bomet county residents moved to court challenging Bomet Governor, Dr Joyce Laboso’s August win.

The three voters filed the case at the High Court with the intention of having her win nullified as was President Uhuru Kenyatta’s.

The petitioners; Alvin Koech, Richard Sigei and Elijah Koech claimed that the governor election was marred with voter bribery. They also said that the total number of votes cast exceeded the number of registered voters in some polling stations.

 

One of the petitioners claimed that the now county boss had been on a local radio station on the eve of the elections, where she accused then Governor, Isaac Rutto of handing out unga to residents.

Read: EU Observers Distance Themselves From Declaring August Elections Free And Fair

Laboso is said to have spread propaganda during the show thus breaching the electoral rules.

Koech also alleged that Rutto’s Chama Cha Mashinani (CCM) agents were arrested and harassed by the police before the polls.

Do you have a story you want told? Do you know of a sensitive story you would like us to get our hands on? Email your news TIPS to news@kahawatungu.com

Eva Nyambura

Written by Eva Nyambura

Content creator at Kahawatungu.com | Passionate about telling the untold story. Lover of life, music and technology. Simplicity is KEY

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Loading…

0

Comments

0 comments

Dock Workers

Dock Workers Union Wrangle Over Which Coalition To Support

mutahi ngunyi

Mutahi Ngunyi Terms The Order To Withdraw Ngunjiri’s Petition As Cowardly