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4 MPs survive election petitions

2 months ago, 19 July 08:23

By: Philip Muyanga R ...

Four MPs have survived court battles lodged by their rivals in the August 8, 2017 elections.

The Court of Appeal in Mombasa and Kisumu on Thursday handed lifeline to four lawmakers after overturning a High Court ruling and upholding three others.

In Mombasa, Mr Stanley Muthama bounced back as Lamu West MP after the second highest court in the land set aside the High Court decision that qiahsed his win.

Judges found that irregularities and the breach of electoral laws that the High Court cited in its decision did not affect the election of Mr Muthama.

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4 MPs survive election petitions

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By: Philip Muyanga R ...

Four MPs have survived court battles lodged by their rivals in the August 8, 2017 elections.

The Court of Appeal in Mombasa and Kisumu on Thursday handed lifeline to four lawmakers after overturning a High Court ruling and upholding three others.

In Mombasa, Mr Stanley Muthama bounced back as Lamu West MP after the second highest court in the land set aside the High Court decision that qiahsed his win.

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