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10 GSU Officers Who Allegedly Shot & Killed 4 Demonstrators Now Face Murder CHarges -IPOA Confirms

The Independent Policing and Oversight Authority (IPOA) on Friday, Nov 4 concluded its investigations into the alleged killing of four people by officers attached to the General Service Unit (GSU)

10 GSU officers are now facing murder charges after they allegedly opened fire on demonstrators in Masimba area, Kajiado County in the middle of this year.

Apart from murder, the officers are also faced with causing serious injuries to the victims.

Back on June 2, locals in the Masimba area within Kajiado county, a group of locals staged a demonstration and barricaded roads following an incident where a teacher was killed by an elephant.

The demonstrators were demanding to be addressed by officers from the Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS).

In the process of the demos, officers who had been deployed to calm down the situation allegedly opened fire and injured several people while others died.

Three of the demonstrators succumbed to their injuries at the scene while one died during treatment at Makindu Sub-County Hospital.

IPOA has now decided to charge the GSU officer after concluding their investigations that start about 5 months ago.

10 GSU Officers Who Allegedly Shot & Killed 4 Demonstrators Now Face Murder CHarges -IPOA Confirms

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GSU IPOA Independent Policing and Oversight Authority Kajiado Kajiado County

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