Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa to be arraigned in court

Kimilili Member of Parliament elect Didmus Barasa is set to be arraigned in court following a shooting incident that left an aide to his opponent Brian Khaemba dead.

The incident took place at 6 pm at Chebukwani polling station while vote counting was underway.
It is said the MP followed Khaemba of DAP-K party to his car after he left the polling station in a rush minutes after his arrival.

Unfortunately, the victim identified as Brian Olunga succumbed while undergoing treatment at Kimilili sub-county hospital.

Barasa on Friday surrendered himself at the Bungoma police station three days after the incident.

According to Khaemba who reported the matter to Kimilili sub-county police, the incident happened at around 6pm when they had gone to Chebukwabi polling station to witness the counting of votes.

He recorded that he met Barasa and after about three minutes, he, (Khaemba) decided to leave for another station and headed to his car.

Khaemba recorded that the MP followed him in the company of four men that he ordered not to allow him to leave the place adding that his driver Joshua Nasokho defied the order and ignited the vehicle.

Khaemba said it was at that point that Barasa drew a pistol and shot his aide, Brian Olunga on the forehead.

“He bled profusely and was rushed to Kimilili sub-county hospital where he succumbed while undergoing treatment,” Khaemba added.


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