Huge blow as Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip loses seat


Huge blow as Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip loses seat

In Summary

  • In his petition, Albeity argued that the High Court erred in law by failing to scrutinize the votes.
  •   Evidence presented revealed that there were more votes cast than the number of registered voters.

Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip has been dealt a huge blow after the Court of Appeal nullified his 2017 poll victory citing irregularities.

This was after a successful petition by Hassan Abdalla Albeity following a High Court ruling that had upheld the election win.

In his petition, Albeity argued that the High Court erred in law by failing to scrutinize the votes such as those cast at Kinagwe Primary School polling station.

Evidence presented revealed that there were more votes cast than the number of registered voters.

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