In Summary

  • Mr Abdi said his officers are pursuing crucial leads into the matter.
  • The ODM candidate said he was hijacked by four people while riding a boda boda to Nyaribari Chache.

Kisii Central Ward ODM candidate who was allegedly kidnapped resurfaced on Thursday.

According to Kisii County Police Commander Harith Abdi, Mr Frank Mirina, who disappeared on Wednesday afternoon, sought assistance from a boda boda operator in Nyakach, Kisumu County, who took him to Pap Onditi Police Station.

INVESTIGATION
Police officers at the station took Mr Mirina to his home county on Thursday evening.

"We received a call from officers attached to Pap Onditi Police Station that the candidate had been brought to the station by a Good Samaritan," Mr Abdi said.

The county commander said his officers are pursuing crucial leads into the matter.

ABDUCTED

The ODM candidate, according to Mr Abdi, said he was hijacked by four people while riding a boda boda to Nyaribari Chache Constituency Tallying Centre in Kisii Town.

"Mr Mirina does not have any visible injuries even though he has claimed that he was beaten up by his abductors.

"He also told us the four men took away his mobile phone and wallet, which contained some cash after which they dropped him in a thicket in Nyakach," the police boss added.

ELECTORAL FRAUD
Speaking to journalists outside the Kisii County Police headquarters, Mr Mirina said that the abductors accosted him on Wednesday and forced him into their Toyota Probox vehicle and sped off.

He said he was on his way to the tallying centre to report alleged electoral malpractices.

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