•The officers who had since been taken into custody were intercepted with the papers at Shell Petrol Station in Kilgoris after members of public raised alarm.
•They were identified as Michael Cheptoo, a Sergeant and Daniel Chepkwony, a constable.
Police in Transmara West, Narok County, say they have opened investigations into an incident Monday evening where two officers were found hauling marked ballot papers.
The officers who had since been taken into custody were intercepted with the papers at Shell Petrol Station in Kilgoris after members of public raised alarm.
They were identified as Michael Cheptoo, a Sergeant and Daniel Chepkwony, a constable.
The materials were still on transit according to the IEBC officers in the area.
The had checked into Shell Petrol Station in Kilgoris town to refuel their car when alarm was raised.
"Some members who had gotten suspicious reported the matters before our officers quickly responded ,"said an officer.
One presidential ballot box had been destroyed by members of public during the incident.
Other voting materials found in their possession include a register of voters for Kilgoris prison, results booklet s/no 61-62, 18-29 3), 12pcs of presidential ballot papers, 4) form 35c 2pcs, 5) form 36c 8pcs, 6) form 34b 20pcs, 7) form 39b 16pcs, 8) form 35b 24pcs, 9) form 36b 27pcs, 10) 38b 26pcs, 11).
Also seized was a copy of work ticket for the hired vehicles(2022).
A IEBC officer called by the police confirmed that the materials seized were authentic and had already been tampered.
Meanwhile, DCI officers in the neighboring County of Kisii have arrested a man in possession of 118 ID cards.
The suspect was picked from a Kisii town hotel and booked at Central Police station as investigations start.