Violence and protests characterized voting for the local council chairperson in Busia district.
In Buyengo village in Dabani sub county youth fought each while in Maranchi c village in Busia town police had to deploy heavily to stop fights between supporters of NRM candidate Chebet Stephen and Patrick Bwire of UPC.
At Buyengo polling station youth turned violent after they claimed some unregistered voters had been allowed to vote.
In Maranchi supporters of Chebet Stephen were engaged in bitter exchange with supporters of his rival Patrick Bwire forcing police to
Police had to deploy until the voting process was over that had Stephen Chebet complaining claiming his rival had allowed Kenyans to
At the Electoral commission offices voters from Alupe village in Buteba sub county camped at the premises protesting after elections
results indicated that Sam Sihaire had won the elections with a narrow margin of one vote .
Sam Agaba the district returning officer says, violence had been caused by candidates who wanted their unregistered supporters to