No, the image was not taken in Kisumu following the Supreme Court’s decision on the 2022 presidential election.
The image was taken in 2017, after opposition leader Raila Odinga returned to Kenya, only to have his entourage disrupted by police firing tear gas at his convoy and supporters.
After the Supreme Court annulled the result of the August 8, 2017 presidential poll, leading to a rerun, the country was deeply divided, and protests between opposition supporters and riot police armed with tear gas, sticks, and guns became extremely common.
Police blocked roads and dispersed crowds around the convoy, using tear gas, water cannons, and firing shots into the air.
Kisumu police use tear gas on protesters following the Supreme Court’s ruling on the presidential election.
The iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has fact-checked this content and established that it is False.
To arrive to this conclusion, the iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has conducted the following process. We reversed the image and discovered that it was taken on November 17, 2017 and shared in an article by New Vision, a Ugandan English-language newspaper, shortly after Kenyan presidential contender Raila Odinga returned to Kenya from a 10-day trip to the United States, where he visited think tanks and sought support for his contention that new elections must be held, overseen by a revamped election board.