A family in Kwambwango village in the outskirts of Kilifi town are in mourning following the loss of their daughter who died while avoiding arrest by police.
Photo used for illustration purposes only [Photo/Courtesy]
Dama Nzai,sister to the deceased, said that they were walking beside the road with her late sister Lucy Dahabu Kipsao when a young man informed them to put on their face mask because the police were passing.
Dama narrated that she removed her face mask but her sister's was in a hand bag their had when the police were already approaching them. Her sister then started running before she asked her to stop and explain to the police. That is when Lucy started complaining that her heartbeat was running fast and she was not feeling okay.
She then sat her sister to the ground and Lucy immediately started vomiting and coughing. She was then rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
The family says that Lucy was having underlying health conditions including high blood pressure and Diabetes.
Kilifi North Police Commander Jonathan Koech has said that investigations are underway to determine what exactly killed the young lady. However, he encouraged Kenyans to put follow the stipulated Covid-19 protocols to avoid arrest.
Click the link below to watch the the deceased woman's sister narrating the sad ordeal; https://twitter.com/ntvkenya/status/1400396419278704643?s=19
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