Chaos reported in Mathare following inevitable Raila loss [PHOTOS]

Unrest was also reported in Kisumu city.

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Aerial photos of protests in Mathare. /KENYA REALTIME ALERTS

Tension is slowly building up around the country, just a day after Kenyans went to the polls and results started to slowly stream in.

Reports reaching Zipo.co.ke indicate that Police in anti riot gear have engaged demonstrators in Mathare.

Mathare demos
/KENYA REALTIME ALERTS

Youths stormed the streets to protest allegations that the elections have been rigged.

This is after the National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga said via a press statement that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) was relaying contaminated results of the polls.

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The youth briefly blocked Juja Road by erecting a barricade of stones across the road before anti-riot police moved in to open up the road to allow normal traffic flow. They also lit bonfires on the roads.

The demos happened immediately after the Opposition leader Raila Odinga also alleged that the electoral body’s servers had been hacked.

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He said he will not accept the figures being reported as someone using late Chris Msando’s login credentials illegally accessed IEBC computers.

Earlier on, brief riots were also been reported in Huruma and Kisumu county but police were quick to repulse the youths.

Provisional results at the time of going to press shows that Uhuru Kenyatta of Jubilee Party is having a commanding lead with 7,925,223 (54.36%). Raila has 6,526,449 votes (44.76%) from 39,136 polling stations out of 40,883.

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