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"The majority of IEBC officials have poll offences" says DCI.


Nandi hills MP alfred Keter. PHOTO | FILE

The Majority of the IEBC officials in the August 8th elections are facing charges regarding the General elections. According to the Criminal investigation department, the majority of the polls officials were found with a malpractice.



Twenty-four IEBC officials are among 85 facing prosecution over cases related to the general election. Of the remaining 61, 59 are not-IEBC officials while two are government officers.



DPP Keriako Tobiko said on Friday that they are prosecuting 70 cases that arose from post-election chaos.


In a letter seen by bana Kenya, Tobiko said 17 were caught issuing bribes, 19 failed to perform their official duties and that 10 were found with ballot papers.

In the murder category was one person and three were in the impersonation section while the cases of 20 were not categorized.


This comes a day after Dagoretti North MP-elect Simba Arati stormed Anniversary Towers on claims IEBC officials were doctoring forms 34B.

Arati claimed the forms from 290 constituencies were being changed by ICT officials before being uploaded to the public portal.



The office of the Criminal Investigation has vowed to speed up the investigations over the elections vices. The public has called on the CID department to do a thorough investigation of increased number of Poll officials murder as well.
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