Gunfire as rowdy youths block Mariga from accessing poling station

Thursday, November 7th, 2019 17:16 | By
Mariga's Hummer
Mariga was blocked by youths from accessng a polling station. PHOTO/COURTESY

Police officers were forced to fire live bullets in the air on Thursday afternoon to disperse rowdy youths that tried to prevent Jubilee Party candidate in the Kibra by-election McDonald Mariga from accessing Ayang Primary School polling station.

Mariga arrived at the polling station causing a stir among the youths.

Jubilated youths tried to repulse Mariga from the polling station provoking the police to fire shots in the air.

A screenshot of McDonald Mariga's Hummer shortly after arriving at a Kibra polling station on Thursday, November 7, 2019.

Mariga has spent time touring different polling stations in the constituency.

Polling stations are expected to be closed at 5pm.

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