NASA MPs forced to flee Kibra after police lob teargas at them, condemn killing of protesters

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– A section of leaders elected under NASA was teargassed in Kibra by police

– The leaders had gone to calm down NASA supporters protesting

– The leaders condemned the killing of NASA supporters by police

– They called on their supporters to be calm but be vigilant for justice

A section of leaders elected on a National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition was on Saturday, August 12, forced to flee Kibra after police lobbed teargas canisters at them when they went to speak to protesting NASA supporters.

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The MPs hurriedly drove away and later held a press conference at a hotel in Nairobi where they condemned the use of force by police on protesters which has culminated to shooting.

The MPs called on their supporters to stop engaging in running battles with the police but asked them to be vigilant for justice to prevail.

NASA leaders Jonathan Mweke (right) and Otiende Amollo Photo: Nation

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They also displayed spent cartridges which they said were from the shots police fired on demonstrators.

“We have information that personnel from the Kenyan military were sent to NASA areas to deal with our supporters because they knew they were going to steal the election results in favour of President Uhuru and they were also fully aware of the response from our people,” Oburu Odinga said.

They further condemned the killing of a girl, 10, in Mathare area by police.

As reported by TUKO.co.ke, the girl was shot on the chest while playing at their balcony.

NASA speaks after police allegedly shot dead anti-Jubilee protesters

NASA leaders Photo: Twitter/Robert Nagila

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President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner by IEBC, something that Raila Odinga supporters are not accepting.

Raila has refused to accept the outcome saying results were doctored to favour Uhuru.

He has also indicated he will not go to court to contest the results.

Raila rejects results

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