When first case of coronavirus was reported, president Uhuru Kenyatta moved with speed to introduce stringent measures to curb spread of coronavirus in the country. Among the measures that were introduced was dusk to dawn curfew. Police has been blamed for using alot of force in enforcing curfew. Many people have been killed for allegedly defying curfew.
Today a family in Maragua Murang'a county is seeking for justice after their son was brutally short by police. Kevin Mungai a bodaboda ride in Maragua was on Tuesday short by police for defying curfew hours. Report says that the victim was heading back home when he was stopped by officers. The officers asked for Ksh. 5000 which he failed to give them and consequently they shoot him instead of arresting him.
Kevin Mungai is currently in Maragua hospital where he was rushed fighting for his dear life. According to the family there is one bullet that has not been removed in his body.
The family is seeking for justice as officers who shot the man are still walking freely. Cases of police shooting Kenyans in the name of enforcing curfew has been on raise and it's high time that Independent Police Oversight Authority should investigate the incident and take action against rogue officers.
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