Police have raided the home of Fred Egesa
Achoka, the Busia municipality parliamentary aspirant.
The Tuesday evening raid at Egesa’s home in Kisenyi B village in Western Division saw the arrest
of three people for alleged theft.
Eriya Elepot, the Busia District Police
Commander-DPC, says their aim was to search the home in connection to the raid
on the Electoral Commission offices on Monday last week.
The trio, whose
identities have been withheld, are suspected to have broken into the EC offices
and made off with a laptop and voter’s register.
Egesa says the suspects are his aides who were
helping him ascertain the number of voters in Busia municipality, where he
intends to contest in the forthcoming polls. He says the raid was planned by
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Egesa’s rival Kennedy Wanyama has
condemned the break-in at the EC offices and appealed to residents be more
vigilant with such politicians who want to hold positions cheaply.
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Dr. Joan Aduru, the Busia District Electoral
Commission Returning Officer denied losing any electoral material from the
offices in a phone interview with our reporter.