Kenyan police fired tear-gas on Wednesday at a group of 100 chanting supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga, shortly after their political leader claimed “massive” fraud in this week’s elections.

The unarmed men, who had been chanting “No Raila, no peace,” scattered.

They also set tyres on fire and blocked roads in the area before officers arrived.

They further engaged police in running battles before scattering but others returned.

Acting Interior CS Fred Matiang’i said they are not aware of any unrest in Kisumu.

Matiang’i said action will be taken against social media users spreading information that might endanger national security while the election commission collates election results.

Speaking to reporters, he also said Kenyans should go about their business as normal.

At a press conference today, the Opposition leader claimed hackers used the late Chris Msando’s identity to access IEBC systems.

Raila, who is trailing President Uhuru Kenyatta by more than one million votes, also alleged the results were manipulated.

“We have caught them. Hackers gained entry into the election database through Msando’s account and directly into chairman Wafula Chebukati’s account,” he said.

The Star

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