In Summary
  • Kisumu Deputy Governor Mathews Owili condemned the perpetrators.
  • Dr Owili told the police to conduct thorough investigations so that the criminals can be prosecuted.

Police in Kisumu have arrested two suspects in connection with the vandalism and looting of Tumaini supermarket during Friday’s protests against the electoral agency.

County police commander Titus Yoma told Nation that the suspects will be arraigned on Monday.

"We have already arrested two people in connection to the looting at the supermarket and [we are] continuing with investigations to nab all the culprits," Mr Yoma said.

The protestors broke into the supermarket, ate food and took off with some goods.

"They also attacked some staff while one of the suspects was also injured in the process," he said.

PROSECUTE

Kisumu Deputy Governor Mathews Owili chastised the perpetrators.

"We have a clear agenda as Nasa through the street protests. We are showing our dissatisfaction with IEBC as presently constituted and [I] want to ask the police to protect businesses for they employ our people," Dr Owili said.

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