The number of votes relied on by IEBC to declare winner did not add up-Sauti yangu Kura Yangu

The number of votes relied on by IEBC to declare winner did not add up-Sauti yangu Kura Yangu

BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,17TH AUGUST 2017-Civil society organization Kura yangu Sauti Yangu has revealed shocking discrepancies   to do with the number of votes relied upon by independent Electoral and boundaries Commission IEBC to declare the eventual winner of the elections.

Addressing the press at the Kenya Human rights  commission in Nairobi Thursday 17th August,the organization’s officials led by Peter Kiama says their assessment of the entire process had discovered that   most of the votes projected on the Screens by IEBC starting from the first day was misleading.According to the organization ,More people voted than registered voters in some regions.

They say  they sampled out  a few poling centers  in the country one of them being in Kericho  were the number of registered voters stands at 29,415 but IEBC reported that a total  of 33400 voters had cast their ballot in the county. The same scenario also witnessed in Kisumu and Uasin Gishu county among others.The civil society has now calling for a full audit of the results and a keen look into the the way the entire exercise was conducted.

Kiama has also condemned the use of excess  force on civilians by the police during the protest that broke out in several  area in  the county after the announcement of presidential  results.

Since then the organization says it has  so far documented  three rape cases from Mathare in Nairobi as well as  police brutality mated on residents of among other areas Kibra,Mathare,kawangware,Kondele  and Manyatta in Kisumu. T

he organization says the cases  indicate  violations of right to life  as well as damage to property which is against the constitution.

It is calling  upon the inspector general of police to move in with speed and ensure the officers responsible are brought to book.





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