Two suspects arrested allegedly bribing voters in Likoni

The suspects arrested in Likoni for alleged voter bribery.PHOTO: WELDON KEMBOI.

Mombasa, KENYA: Two suspects were on Tuesday arrested in Likoni, Mombasa after being intercepted by undercover police allegedly bribing voters.

The suspects were identified as Jeremiah Sosi Musudia and Athman Ali Safisi.

Likoni DCI Henry Ndombi confirmed to Baraka FM that the duo were intercepted by undercover police as they were engaging in buying ID’s from voters.

“They were intercepted and when frisked six ids were recovered from the pocket,” said the DCI boss.

The suspects have been taken to regional police headquarters at a Secretariat committee for further interrogation.

Meanwhile, the voter process is currently ongoing in Likoni with the incumbent Masoud Mwahima having cast his vote at around 10 am in Shika Adabu primary polling station.

Incumbent Likoni MP Masoud Mwahi ma addressing press after casting his vote. PHOTO: HILLARY MAKOKHA.

Mombasa Women Rep Mishi Mboko who is also vying for the same seat cast her vote at the same polling station.