The police brutality that has been witnessed over the last few months during the enforcement of curfew rules seems to be not sparing anyone, even some politicians. On Monday evening, Police officers in Elgeyo Marakwet badly shot former MCA Barnaba Lagat and left him with serious injuries at Kapsigilai centre in Cherangany.
Reports of police beating and harassing people who are outdoors during curfew hours and those without facemasks, is widely reported by media houses in Kenya. However, the widespread condemnation has not resulted in a significant change in police brutality behavior. Rights group in Kenya say police are using excessive force while enforcing a nighttime curfew, to contain the spread of Covid 19 pandemic.
Former Kiptoror ward councilor Barnaba Lagat is fighting for his life at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret Uasin Gishu county after a police officer shot him for not wearing a mask. The incident happened yesterday in uasin gishu county. An eyewitness told K24 Digital that the officer who shot Lagat was drunk and re-sorted to use excessive force to enforce COVID-19 Guidelines stipulated by ministry of health.
The president Uhuru Kenyatta point man in rift valley has been given a warm welcoming a move that is causing panic in Ruto's camp over the 2022 struggle to clinch to presidency. Cherengany MP Hon Joshua Kutuny's entry in Visiwani, Makutano ward in Cherengany Constituency. He was given a warm reception like a king a move that has caused anger and panic in Ruto's camp as they believe they have lost influence in the region.