Historic court ruling sparks election chaos

Celebrating the ruling: Mr Paul Waweru Mwangi (centre), a National Vision Party (NVP) aspirant, who went to court seeking to block the elections arguing that he had been denied a chance to contest the seat by Kamukunji returning officer, Mr Masindet Joseph Leboo

What you need to know:

  • Election officials evade direct court service while political parties call on their supporters to come out and cast their votes on Monday
  • High Court ruling that elections would not go ahead because one of the candidates had been unjustly denied the opportunity to run sparks chaos

Confusion reigned over the fate of a key parliamentary by-election nullified by the court on Friday after election officials evaded court service and political parties urged voters to turn up on Monday.

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