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Bomet Man Dies After He Was Struck by Police Officers Enforcing Curfew Rules

Police enforcing curfew. Photo used for illustration purposes.

A middle-aged man died after he was struck by police officers who were enforcing curfew rules in Chepalungu, Bomet County. The businessman was allegedly roughed up before he died moments later.

According to The Star, security officers are investigating what could have led to the death since curfew in the country is supposed to start at 10 pm but the man was on his way at around 7 pm.

Before his demise, the man was taken to Longisa County Referral Hospital in Bomet East and succumbed to his injuries on Monday evening. He had been in the hospital for two weeks.

Chepalungu sub-county police commander Nelson Masai confirmed the incident and said there was no formal complaint made by the businessman or any relative close to the man. He however added that police are continuing with investigations and perpetrators will be brought to justice sooner.

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