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Senator Malala assaulted, money stolen (Video)



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Kakamega senator Malala Cleopas has been roughed up and his money stolen during the ongoing by-election in Matungu constituency.

In a video that has since gone viral, the legislator is seen struggling to get back the bag where he allegedly placed the money.

According to him, a high ranking police officer was the one who took his money.

Earlier in the day, there was drama in the constituency after the senator and Homa Bay Woman Representative, Gladys Wanga, exchanged words over the ongoing Matungu by-election.

Malala was representing Amani National Congress (ANC) candidate Oscar Nabulindo while Wanga was representing Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) candidate David Were.

Rashid Echesa assaults an IEBC official in Matungu (Video)

The incident happened at Bulimbo Primary School.

According to the report, Senator Malala and his team were made aware of ongoing voter bribery claims in the area and rushed to the scene only to find Gladys Wanga and the team allegedly bribing the voters.

A scuffle ensued between the two lawmakers but police who were on standby intervened and

and separated the two.

The incident came barely hours after former Sports Cabinet Secretary, Rashid Echesa, beat an Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) official after he stopped United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party agent from overseeing the by-election.

Currently, Echesa is being hunted by police over the shameful incident.

In other news, Chaos erupted at the London ward by-election in Nakuru County as rowdy youth roughed up lang’ata MP Nixon Korir over voter bribery allegations.

The legislator had to be whisked away for safety by police officers and his bodyguards.

Many areas holding by-elections across the country have experienced violent scenes most of which have been attributed to bribing of voters.


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