Sammy said traffic officers should find alternative ways to enforce traffic rules rather than fight with those who break the law. He said entering someone's vehicle by force is unwise as police could capture the vehicle registration details instead.
"Wacha kuingia gari ya mtu kama ni yako,"said Sammy Ondimu Ngare, an administrative police officer.
It has now emerged that the deceased police officer was known for his frequent tussles with motorists who resisted arrest.Videos have since emerged showing the deceased, Julius Marwa, clashing with matatu operators in routes he was assigned to control traffic.
Three months after the complaint that was disregarded, a bus from the company collided with a truck at Migaa between Sachang’wan and Salgaa centres on December 31 in a horrific accident that has sparked a public uproar.
Mapping Police Violence tracks deaths reported by government and media, and categorizes a killing as a traffic case if the encounter began with a routine stop for a traffic violation. It does not classify deaths as traffic violations if the individual was pulled over for other reasons.
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