Breaking: NYS youth arrested registering voters

– Residents of the Runda estate have arrested NYS youth registering people on BVR kits that belong to the IEBC

– They have been taken to the Runda police station awaiting the probe on how they came into the possession of the kits

– There have been allegations that the government was using its agencies to register voters in favour of Jubilee

Residents of Runda have arrested a gang of youth who were caught registering voters with kits belonging to the IEBC.

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The youth are from the National Youth Service(NYS) that is not affiliated to the electoral commission.

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ODM spokesperson, Phillip Etale who broke the news on his Twitter handle revealed that the youth had been arrested at were being held at the Runda police station.

“BREAKING: Residents arrest NYS youths registering voters using @IEBCKenya BVR kits at PCEA Beula Church in Runda. Now at Rhunda Police Stn,” Etale wrote.

NYS is not an extension of the IEBC and neither are NYS youths permitted to register voters since they are not IEBC clerks.

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The arrest comes just days after CORD leader Raila Odinga accused Uhuru and Jubilee of using the government agencies to register voters and aid in rigging.

Teso North MP had reportedly evaded arrest in Uganda where her guards had been caught registering Ugandans as voters.

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