Breaking news, Another MP Candidate Arrested in Possession of Weapons at Polling Station
Police arrested a parliamentary seat candidate for Ikolomani constituency on Tuesday morning, August 9, after he was nabbed with crude weapons.
Hamisi Butichi, who is seeking to clinch the constituency’s seat, was arrested at one of the polling stations in possession of machetes.
Kakamega Central OCPD, Valerian Obure, confirmed that the politician had other materials that are not supposed to be at a polling station on elections day.
She further noted that the police wre holding him for questioning.
The police in the area acted after receiving a tip-off from members of the public who spotted him with the crude weapons.
Butichi is contesting for the seat under the Kenya Kwanza Alliance ticket affiliated with Deputy President William Ruto.
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