Police arrest 86 people over disruption of election

Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet (left) talks with Coast Regional Coordinator Nelson Marwa at the Kenya School of Government, Nairobi, on October 23, 2017 after a meeting on security preparedness during election. Police vehicles were damaged by anti-election demonstrators in Migori County. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • On poll day, police recorded hundreds of incidents ranging from deaths to destruction of election materials.
  • In Migori County on Wednesday, demonstrators barricaded Kisii-Migori-Sirare road with rocks and stoned motorists.

Eighty-six people will spend the weekend in police cells after they were arrested for meddling with Thursday’s repeat presidential election.


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