The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has been accused of planning to rig the upcoming Matungu by-election.
ODM is planning to use 'special masks' to rig Matungu by-election - Senator claims
Rigging claims ahead of by-election
While speaking to IEBC officials in Matungu, Senator Cleopas Malala claimed that the type of rigging will be based on "special masks" assigned to voters.
"There have been a lot of speculations that people have been buying IDs so there will be people who are not owners of the ID coming to vote. So those friendly Presiding Officers [who have been paid to do so] will identify them using special masks and allow them to vote," Senator Malala stated.
He further asked the IEBC to consider using a manual list to identify voters during the by-election to be held on Thursday.
The Senator claimed the Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya had met with IEBC officials at 1 am on Wednesday where the plan was allegedly hatched.
Malala further stated that he would report the matter to the police as well.
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