Police have been ordered to conduct riot drills ahead of Supreme Court ruling of the presidential petition on Friday. Commanders in specific parts of the country have also been ordered to recall juniors who are on leave or off duty.
Officers were also instructed to ensure all police officers of all ranks remain at their respective work stations during and after the ruling. Other officers said the move is aimed at containing any form of violence that may erupt depending on the nature of ruling that will be issued.
This came as police in Nairobi continued to close parts of the streets near the Supreme Court as the hearing of the petition went on for the fourth day. Nairobi police boss Japheth Koome said the move was aimed at ensuring judges had a humble environment to make their decisions.
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