Didmus Barasa Allegedly Shoots, Kills Opponent’s Aide

A commotion ensued and Barasa is said to have opened fire, shooting Olunga in the forehead.

Kimilili Member of Parliament (MP) Didmus Barasa has allegedly shot and killed one of his opponents’ aide.

According to a police report, the incident happened at around 6 pm when Brian Khaemba, a DAP-K MP aspirant in Kimilili Constituency had gone to Chebukwabi polling station to witness the vote counting.

“Upon entering the said polling station, he met Hon. Didmus Barasa the incumbent MP for Kimilili constituency.

“After about three minutes, Mr. Brian Khaemba decided to leave the station and headed to his car where Hon. Didmus Barasa followed him in the company of four men and ordered them not to allow him (Mr. Brian Khaemba) to leave the place but Mr Khaemba’s driver Joshua Nasokho defied the order and ignited the vehicle,” the report read in part.

However, Khaemba’s driver, Joshua Nasokho, defied the order and ignited the vehicle.

A commotion ensued and Barasa is said to have opened fire, shooting Olunga in the forehead.

“Hon. Didmus Barasa withdrew a pistol and aimed at Mr Khaemba’s aide namely Brian Olunga and shot him on the forehead where profusely bled.

“He was rushed to Kimilili sub-county hospital where he succumbed while undergoing treatment,” the police report added.

As of the time of filing this report, Olunga’s body was lying at the said Hospital pending transfer to Delight Funeral Home.