Kenyan Election Chief Found Dead, Foul Play Suspected

The late Chris Musando, Chief of IT Services at the IEBC

East Africa (Globe Afrique) – Reliable sources revealed that the death of a Kenyan IT professional in charge of the country’s election commission’s technology system points to a serious foul play.

Chris Musando, an IT chief in charge of overseeing the Kenyan general election information technology system was found dead with one of his arms cut off just days before polls open.

Prior to assuming the position of IT chief, Musando was Deputy Director of ICT for the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission – Kenya’s equivalent of the Electoral Commission.

Authorities and family members say he had been missing since last Friday.Main opposition leader Raila Odinga campaigns with supporters

Kenyan Police found the victim’s grey Land Rover Discovery abandoned behind a shopping mall. Later, his body with his arm severed was also found.

Kenya has a history of political assassinations, extra judicial killings and electoral violence, especially around electoral seasons.

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Source: Globe Afrique Online

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