The vehicles mounted with the public address system are now being held at the Machakos Police station. The Motor vehicle check unit through a tip-off from concerned members of the public trailed the vehicles on their campaign routine and impounded them. The impounded vehicles had posters of the Mandeleo Chap chap party candidate.
The incident happened on Tuesday evening at Mitaboni junction along Kathiani – Machakos road. The 6.30 pm operations were led by Peter Limo from the Check Unit, Nairobi headquarters.
According to NTSA search The fake number plates were identified as KBL650E belongs to a Toyota saloon owned by Ana’s Motos Limited while KBE712L is a Faw tipper/Lorry owned by Ndove builders and general contractors Limited and a
KCA958F is a Roller/Grader/Crane Combine harvester owned by Machakos County Government.
Other Senatorial candidates in the by-elections to be held on March 18, 2021, have been raising concerns on lack of level grounds urging IEBC to disqualify Maendeleo chap Chap candidate who has been using Government resources in his daily campaigns.
UDA candidate Urbanus Muthama Ngengele in his campaign tours pointed out that the Maendeleo chap Chap party had been using Village, Ward, county and sub-county administrators to campaign for their candidate.
The Machakos Senatorial by-election will be held on March 18, 2021 after the seat fell vacant after the death of Senator Boniface Kabaka.
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