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Kenya heightens security ahead of Aug 9 polls
Kenya heightens security ahead of Aug 9 polls

Nairobi, July 23 (TIWN) Kenyan police announced they have heightened security ahead of the general elections slated for August 9.

Hilary Mutyambai, inspector-general of Police, told mediapersons here that a total of 150,000 officers drawn from partner securities agencies will be deployed during the elections to ensure a safe environment for all to cast their votes, reports Xinhua news agency.  "Formed police units have also been deployed across the country to offer tactical support to general duty officers before, during and after the general elections," Mutyambai said.

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