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Chebukati- Police must end brutality

By Fay Ngina | October 26th 2017

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati during his speech on 25 October 2017, condemned police brutality on today’s presidential repeat election.

“I have consulted extensively with the IPOA that the Independent police in oversight authority and we have agreed that the police brutality has to stop, and I have been assured that the oversight authority will be vigilant and indeed as we speak we’ve put all police officers on notice,” said Chebukati.

Speaking at the Bomas of Kenya, Chebukati said that the IEBC is ready to conduct the election and that everyone has the right to go to the polling station and vote. He also went ahead and said that in case of any problems at polling stations, the officers should report the matter to IEBC so that the polling station can be suspended to another day.

“In cases where there will be problems of voting or delivery of materials or there are no materials, the law is very clear, the polling officer will a right to inform us and polling can be suspended to another day,” continued Chebukati.

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