On Saturday, grief as well as ager engulfed the area of Kamukunji in Nairobi after the police shot a young man to death. Sources say that the boda boda rider refused to part with a bribe that was asked by a plain clothes officer, prompting them to shoot him fatally.
Photo: The slain boda boda rider in the center/ Courtesy
The incident that occured around Simba Coach area in Nairobi CBD sparked protests in the city with boda boda riders thronging Kamukunji Police Station. Starehe MP Hon. Charles Njagua also joined the residents to protest police brutality.
The brother to the deceased moments later went to Facebook and wrote a sad note to mourn his brother. He said, "My brother, the middle one, has been shot by the police in Kamukunji. Reason I don't know am heartbroken, am in sorrow God give me strength." Kenyans came out in large numbers to console him. Check their comments below:
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