Kenyaâ€™s opposition National Super Alliance asked the state prosecutor to charge six staff of Safaricom Ltd. & the chief agent of the ruling Jubilee Party bash for allegedly interfering with the results-transmission system in Augustâ€™s botched presidential election, the Daily Nation reported.
The alliance gave the prosecutor 72 hours to press charges against the people, the Nairobi-based newspaper stated, citing the groupâ€™s lawyer, Antony Oluoch. The- paper didnâ€™t allege what steps the opposition will take if a case isnâ€™t filed.
Safaricom, whose network was used to transmit a few of the leads to the annulled Aug. eight presidential elections, referred requests for remark to a Sept. 26 assertion. Within the assertion, the company stated it discharged its contractual obligations to the Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission in accordance with its agreement & the law. It additionally blamed the opposition group for mentioning â€œinnocent Safaricom employees members.â€�
Two calls to Jubilee Party bash Chairman Raphael Tujuâ€™s cell phone werenâ€™t answered when remark was sought concerning the opposition allegations against its chief election agent, Davis Chirchir. Authorities spokesman Eric Kiraithe didnâ€™t answer his cell phone when referred to as for remark.