Police in Bungoma County has launched a search for the Kimilili Member Of Parliament Didmus Baraza after he allegedly shot dead his opponent’s aide.
Brian Khaemba who was seeking to unseat the incumbent Didmus Baraza from the Kimilili MP seat on Democratic Action Party (DAP-K) according to the reports, went to Chebukwabi polling station at around 6 pm to witness the counting of the votes.
He met Didmus at the polling station and decided to leave a few minutes after arriving at the polling station.
According to the reports received by wembe.co.ke, Mr. Khaemba while on his way to his car “Didmus Barasa followed him in the company of four men and ordered them not to allow him (Mr. Brian Khaemba) to leave…”
Khaembas’s driver Joshua Naskho defied Didmus orders and ignited the car.
“Didmus Barasa withdrew a pistol and aimed at Mr. Khaemba’s aide namely Brian Olunga and shot him on the forehead where he profusely bled,” the police report reads.
“He was rushed to Kimilili Sub-County Hospital where he succumbed while undergoing treatment. Scene visited by the police accompanied by Scenes of Crime Personnel from Bungoma County, where the scene was processed and documented.” reports concluded.
After the Bumula UDA candidate shot a teacher and 2 boda boda riders, Kimilili MP @DidmusWaBarasa has today shot dead his opponent’s Brian Khaemba aide Brian Olunga at Chebukwabi primary school. We ask @IEBCKenya & @NPSOfficial_KE to move with speed & hold the leaders accountable pic.twitter.com/vwhHIPE9uw
— DAP-K Party (@DAP_Kenya) August 9, 2022
The body of the deceased is still at the hospital waiting to be transferred to the Delight Funeral Home.