Thursday August 11, 2022
Kenya’s Director of Public Prosecutions has ordered the arrest of MP Didimus Barasa who is alleged to have shot an aide to his opponent in Tuesday's general election.Police have launched a manhunt for Mr Barasa, as we reported earlier.
The Kimilili MP has been missing since the shooting incident in the western town of Bungoma.
Voting was largely peaceful across the country but there were at least three gun related incidents involving politicians.
Authorities are separately investigating an aspiring MP who drew his gun at a polling station in Siaya county in western Kenya.
Earlier on Monday, a man was shot and killed in Eldoret town in another incident involving a prominent businessman who is running for the governor's seat.