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Moses Kuria Summoned by DCI over Election Rigging Claims

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria addressing the press on Monday, August 8 PHOTO/COURTESY

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has summoned Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria over vote rigging claims.

In an update on his social media platforms, the DCI asked the MP to report to to any police station or DCI office close to him.

Kuria was yet to respond to the summon by the time of publishing.

“The attention of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations has been drawn to a sensational social media post attributed Gatundu South M.P Hon. Moses Kuria, insinuating very serious allegations in respect to election offences

“The Directorate is urging the legislator to urgently report to any police station or DCI office close to him, to help with investigations for appropriate and immediate action,” DCI wrote on Facebook.

In a series of updates on his Facebook page on Monday, the MP share videos insinuating that the State was planning to manipulate the elections.

“Top Alert! 40 trucks with marked ballot papers will leave State Lodge Nakuru to various destinations in the next 20 minutes. Media, public please stop them. Most of them have GK registration numbers,” Kuria had shared on Facebook.

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Moses Kuria in a campaign trail PHOTO/FACEBOOK

Elsewhere, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) suspended five officials over their involvement in irregular voter transfer.

The five were involved in the irregular transfer of voters in Wajir, Kiambu, Nyeri, Uasin Gishu, and Nairobi counties, without following laid down protocols.

“The commission has since suspended the concerned officers and has shared the report with the DPP for further investigations and prosecution,” he said.

Chebukati also dispelled claims that he had sidelined commissioners to run the affairs of the commission alone.

READ ALSO: Chebukati Speaks on Alleged Plot to Rig Elections

“We are working together as a team and there is no information I am holding from the commissioners,” said Chebukati.

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