Two shot dead in Mathare in ant elections rigging  protest claims

Two shot dead in Mathare in ant elections rigging protest claims

BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,9TH AUG 2017-Two people  were on Wednesday 9th afternoon  shot dead during  ant  election rigging  protest . This is after groups of the youth  held demonstration in various areas in Nairobi .Earlier Police had to  clear  Juju Road after a group of youths closed it during the demonstrating .Similar incidents have been reported  in other areas of  Huruma  in Nairobi and Kisumu .
In Mathare Nairobi  two people have been shot dead  during an electoral related demonstration. According to locals   the two were killed after they were shot with live  on Wednesday August 9 during a confrontation between the officers and protesters. But police  have denied claims saying  the two were shot because they were robbing locals.
Police also moved in to clear  demonstrations in Mathare after the youths stormed the streets to protest allegations that the elections have been rigged.
The current presidential results puts Jubilee’s Uhuru Kenyatta at 7.9 million votes as NASA’s Raila Odinga who has 6.5 million votes.
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