A suspect at Wang'uru police cell is reportedly to have been subjected to thoroughly beating and torture by the police for not wearing a face mask.
According to the information shared by the journalist Jeff Kuria, the suspect among other people were arrested for allegedly flouting COVID-19 guidelines for not wearing a face mask.
Jeff Kuria took an emotional message on his Facebook verified page elucidating how the suspect was tortured and his legs swollen to the extend that he couldn't walk.
"Wanguru Police cell continues May Justice prevail. This is one of those suspects who were arrested by police for not wearing a face mask, he couldn't walk as a result of swollen legs. His condition today morning when he was brought to court" Jeff Kuria wrote on his Facebook page.
It has been reported that the man couldn't walk due to the swollen legs and pain he is experiencing.
This comes days after two remandees succumbed to the virus as reported by the ministry of health.
Krinyaga county police commander Leah Kithei told the citizen TV that the two were among the five detainees who had been taken to Kimbimbi hospital.
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