Shock as IEBC stamp, booklet found hidden in latrine – PHOTOS
Police officers in Manyatta constituency, Embu county, have found a stamp belonging to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and a booklet hidden in a latrine at a vote tallying centre.
The police were responding to claims from agents of candidates that ballot papers had been hidden in the latrine at Kangaru School.
The school is the vote tallying centre for Manyatta constituency.
There are also unconfirmed reports that some voting materials were found outside the tallying centre. Returning Officer Faith Mugo told journalists that she is investigating where the materials were sourced.
She said the culprits will be arrested, but went ahead to bar the media from taking photos.
Anxiety has been building outside the tallying center over delay in releasing the results. Supporters of candidates claim that there is an attempt to rig the election.