Errors noted in the recounted ballot boxes
Reports have indicated that a few errors noted in the recounted ballot boxes.
In a total of nine out of 45 ballot boxes some errors were outlined. This includes unfilled form 34A, failure to seal rejected ballot boxes, missing of the voters physical register and lack of stamps in the ballots.
In Mombasa County, that is Mvita primary school polling station in Mvita Constituency; stream 5 had two forms 34A.
It was also discovered that in Majengo polling station, stream 1 had no form 34A and in stream 2, form 34A was neither filled nor stamped.
It was also noted that some of the forms 34A were signed by the officials; presiding officer, deputy presiding officer and agents from different political affiliations while forms 34A in other polling stations were not signed by any of them.
The exercise that was initiated by the supreme court is set to be completed on september 1, 2022.
The director general of police was ordered by deputy chief Justice, Philomena Mwilu to provide adequate security during the exercise.
She said, “We direct the Inspector General of Police in liaison with the Registrar of this Court to provide adequate security during the exercise of scrutiny.”
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