Kenyans have strongly criticized the barbaric handling of Mercy Cherono from Kuresoi. Mercy was dragged by motorcycle for about 200 meters by police officer for allegedly claimed she stole a gas cylinder.
Due to public demand the CS incharge of interior and coordination of national Government Fred Matiang'i has today updated Kenyans on the incident.
In a tweet CS Matiang'i revealed that three police officers have been apprehended in connection with the Kuresoi incident where the woman(Mercy Cherono) was mishandled.
He further reiterated Government's commitment to ensure that its security officers retain the highest level of professionalism as they enforce law and order.
However the statement by CS Matiang'i has not augured well to some Kenyans who were not impressed on how the CS handled the case claiming it as a mishandling while it was a barbaric act.
[Photo: The woman who was dragged for allegedly stealing a gas cylinder (Source/Twitter)]
Here is a sample of comments:
Good move . It time to design a total transformation the police force .
A step in the right direction. But this CANNOT be characterized as MISHANDLING! It is police brutality, do not normalize it!
@FredMatiangi ,Just to correct you Sir, that was not anywhere near mishandling. The acts is beyond barbaric, inhuman and disheartening. Please check your English language as we feel offended when you call that mishandling. We need to understand why our officers are acting stupid.
that was not mishandling - probably you need to check your dictionary to find the right word to describe what happened yesterday - it was barbaric torture and dehumanising experience for that woman!
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