Kenyans have been pissed off after recent rise in cases where prisoners are dying in police custody. Some have taken further steps to organize for demonstrations to coerce the ministry of interior in making quick investigations and arresting rogue officers involved in deaths of inmates. Photo: Courtesy
According to the latest privy sourced information, another case of a young sick child who died in police custody has been reported. It is alleged that family members of the deceased are now crying for justice for this unfortunate incident which happened in Busia County. It has been revealed that the local police officers arrested one of the family members together with a sick one year old child. Photo: Courtesy
The arrested woman who was accused of selling Changaa was put in police custody together with the sick child who was denied medical attention. The woman pleaded with the officers to let the child taken to hospital to no avail. Unfortunately, the child died in police custody in Malaba police station. Kenyans have been angered by the actions of these police officers. Many are pressurizing the responsible government agencies and IPOA to take quick actions against these officers. This is against the constitution to arrest and innocent baby and deny him or her medical attention. The Cabinet Secretary for Interior Dr. Fred Matiang'i should also be held responsible and ensure all police units take responsibility for their actions. Here are some reactions from Kenyans below:
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