Two aspirants who lost MP polls in Narok county have filed petitions challenging their opponentsâ victory.
Jubileeâs David Keter is contesting the election of Emurua Dikirr MP Johana Ngâeno of Kanu (pictured), while Julius Sunkuli of Kanu is challenging the election of Kilgoris MP Gideon Konchellah of Jubilee.
In his petition, Keter accused his opponent of using violence to intimidate his supporters, making them not to vote as they feared for their lives.
He cited incidences of violence allegedly used by Ngâeno, including the use of the Kalenjin word âMakiwoleiâ which loosely translates to âwe are not changingâ.
Ngâeno won with 16,098 votes against Keterâs 13,707 votes.
In Kilgoris, Sunkuli wants the court to nullify the election and order a scrutiny and recount of all votes cast.
He says more than 100 polling stations were marred with irregularities and accused his opponent of intimidating and bribing voters. Konchellah won with 23,812 votes against Sunkuliâs 17,160.
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