Court nullifies election of Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter


Alfred Keter
Alfred Keter. Photo/FILE

In Summary

  • The High Court in Eldoret has nullified the election of Alfred Keter as the Nandi Hills Member of Parliament.
  • In his petition, Bernard Kitur sought court to invalidate the election citing violence, intimidation of voters and agents during campaigns and on the election day and that the firebrand politician also bribed voters.

The High Court in Eldoret has nullified the election of Alfred Keter as the Nandi Hills Member of Parliament.

In his ruling, Justice George Kimondo indicated that the evidence provided  in court proved that irregularities were committed in the August 8 election.

In his petition, Bernard Kitur sought court to invalidate the election citing violence, intimidation of voters and agents during campaigns and on the election day and that the firebrand politician also bribed voters.

The petitioner further indicated that Keter conducted campaigns on 6th and 7th of August which was contrary to the Elections Act.

 

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