NASA Protestor Shot,Three Injured in Anti-IEBC Demos in Nairobi
One person has been shot and several others injured during the anti-IEBC demonstrations in Nairobi. Relatedd Story:Blow to NASA as High Court Clears Chiloba,Chebukati To Conduct Fresh Election
The weekly demonstrations kicked off on Monday,October 9 in Nairobi,Makueni,Kisumu,Homa Bay and in other NASA strongholds.
Security has been tightened within CBD amidst the protests led by the NASA leaders James Orengo,Johnstone Muthama,Ken Okoth,Esther Passaris, Babu Owino and Gladys Wanga who took to the streets of Nairobi on Monday demanding exict of top Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials.
Carrying playcards,they marched alongg Univerity way in Nairobi chanting no reforms,no elections slogans.
One NASA Supporter was shot and several others left injured as NASA demonstrations threatened to turn ugly for a second week running.Similar Story:Uhuru, Raila Clash Over Chaos Claims and Repeat Polls
According to the witnesses, the demonstrator was shot and injured on the leg along Kenyatta Avenue which was largely flocked with demonstrators.
The protesters gathered at Uhuru Park later where they were adressed by leaders including Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama,James Orengo among others.
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Three others were run over by a vehicle as they were attempting to flee from the mayhem.
It marked the latest wave of anti-IEBC which the National Supper Alliance has now extended to Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays.
Similar October 9 dprotests were extended to Mombasa Vihiga,Taita Taveta and Kisumu Counties.I Taita Taveta however,protests werelargely peaceful.
In Kisumu,police used teargas and gun fire to drive the anti-IEBC protestors out of town. Businesses remained closed in the lakeside town and its transport paralysed.Government Jobs – Kenya Pipeline Company