Reg­is­trar re­ports un­stamped forms 34A, 34B

Business Daily (Kenya) - - TOP NEWS - Brian Wa­suna bwa­suna@ke.na­tion­media.com

Sev­eral forms used to com­pile re­sults that the IEBC used to de­clare Pres­i­dent Uhuru Keny­atta the win­ner of the Au­gust 8 polls did not have key sig­na­tures and iden­ti­fi­ca­tion in­scrip­tions, Supreme Court reg­is­trar Es­ther Nyaiyaki said in an au­dit re­port sub­mit­ted to the court on Tues­day evening.

Ms Nyaiyaki’s re­port in­di­cates that a team com­pris­ing agents rep­re­sent­ing the pe­ti­tioner Raila Odinga, Mr Keny­atta and Ju­di­ciary staff were able to scru­ti­nise all 291 forms 34B, 4,120 forms 34A and the one Form 34C.

“Dur­ing the ver­i­fi­ca­tion of doc­u­ments sub­mit­ted I noted that cer­tain forms 34A ap­peared to have been du­pli­cated. Cer­tain forms 34A and 34B ap­peared to be car­bon copies. Cer­tain forms 34A and 34B ap­peared to be pho­to­copies. Some of the forms had no ev­i­dence of be­ing stamped or signed,” the re­port says.

Some of the forms also lacked sig­na­tures while a few were pho­to­copies of the orig­i­nal forms. Owing to the large num­ber of forms 34A (41,451) and the lit­tle time to go over them, agents rep­re­sent­ing Mr Odinga, Mr Keny­atta and the Ju­di­ciary opted to ran­domly sam­ple the forms.

Of the forms 34B that were scru­ti­nised, 56 did not have wa­ter­marks while 31 lacked se­rial num­bers. An­other 189 forms did not have “hand over” sec­tions filled while 287 did not have “take over” sec­tions filled.

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