Forget Ugenya seat, Karan tells rival David Ochieng'

Saturday September 8 2018

Former Ugenya MP David Ochieng' takes to the

Former Ugenya MP David Ochieng' takes to the stand after filing a case to challenge the election of MP Chris Karan at Kisumu High Court, last year. PHOTO | ONDARI OGEGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

SAMWEL OWINO
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Ugenya MP Christopher Karan has questioned why his predecessor Mr David Ochieng’ wants his seat declared vacant even after challenging the nullification of his election by the Court of Appeal at the Supreme Court.

“I know he (Mr Ochieng’) wants the Speaker to declare my seat vacant, but being a lawyer, he should know that I moved to Supreme Court and the case will be heard next week,” Mr Karan said.

“If someone is cheating him (Mr Ochieng’) that he can use short cuts to come back to Parliament, then he is day dreaming,” added the Ugenya MP.

Mr Ochieng’ is said to have submitted documents of the ruling of Court of Appeal in Kisumu that nullified Mr Karan’s election win to the Speaker of the National Assembly.

The legislator questioned the motive of the former lawmaker in submitting the ruling of the court to the office of the Clerk and that of the Speaker.  

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Mr Karan said he has met the Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi over the matter. He said that M