Investigations on the chaos witnessed in the Bomas Kenya during presidential results announcement has started.
The national police service has reported that the incident is being looked into by the authorities.
On monday, fracas was witnessed at the national tallying centre , the Bomas of Kenya just before announcement of results.
The national police service has stated that ,the forensics units have taken into custody the CCTV cameras to know and analyse the chaos.
They stated,”On the second incident which involved fracas at the IEBC National Tallying Centre-Bomas, police are seized of the matter and pursuing the investigation.”
They further stated,”CCTV files have been collected and forwarded for further forensic analysis to aid the investigation.”
This comes after the Independent electoral and boundaries chair stated that the lives of IEBC officials is in danger.
He stated that, on monday, him together with other IEBC were physically injured, assaulted and further intimidated by politicians at the Bomas of Kenya.
Chebukati further pleaded with the authorities to investigate and arrest all those who assaulted him and his officials on monday at the Bomas of Kenya.
He said,”We call for arrest and prosecution of these assailants regardless of their political affiliation.”
Chebukati also stated that the elections that were to be held on 23rd August 2022 have been postponed indefinetely because of the kind of intimidation the commissioners are going through.
The fracas began when the independent electoral and boundaries commission chair was about to declare the president elect.
Chebukati before announcing the results stated that he together with other IEBC officials had done a great job regardless of the intimidation thet have received.
He further said that he is fulfilling his constitutional duty.
The national police service has now called on anyone who has information on the fracas that happened at the Bomas of Kenya , to come forward and write a statement.
They said,”NPS, therefore, appeals to the public to volunteer in confidence information that will assist in investigations.”