DPP now oders those responsible for electoral malpractices to be probed

DPP now oders those responsible for electoral malpractices to be probed

BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,23RD SEPT 2017-The Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has  ordered  directorate of Criminal Investigations and the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission to investigate  persons  who committed electoral  malpractices  in the  August 8 elections.

In a statement on Saturday, Tobiko asked the DCI boss Ndegwa Muhoro and EACC chief executive officer Halakhe Waqo to ensure that the joint investigations are  carried out completed within 21 days.

To facilitate the probe, he said:

“I have designated a team of senior prosecutors to provide technical guidance and assistance to the investigation teams.”

Those in the soup include IEBC chief executive officer Ezra Chiloba and 11 other officials, Nasa members Musalia Mudavadi and Siaya Senator James Orengo.

IEBC CEO who is among people DPP want investigated-Twitter

Earlier in the day Jubilee Party  secretary general Raphael Tuju told a press conference that  the two had access to information obtained illegally from the IEBC servers.

The move is likely to stir yet another battle in the two camps of NASA and Jubilee who have both accused each other of having interfere with the election which was nulified by the supreme court on September 1st for allegedly having witnessed numerous anomalies.

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