The main role of police officers in Kenya is to maintain law and order in the country as well as protecting the citizens. However, some police officers have taken the law into their hands by brutally beating up individuals found on the wrong side of the law. Cases of police brutality has been on the rise in the country recently.
Ugandans React To Observers' Report On Kenyan Elections Whereby Police Didn't Interfere With Voting.
Former tanzanian president Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete. Kenyans are still waiting with bated breath as the ongoing tallying exercise of presidential votes at Bomas enters homestretch. On Thursday, the African observer mission led by former Tanzanian president Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete gave a report on the entire voting exercise.
Koo The Independent Policing and Oversight Authority has now started investigations into the conduct of officers who were dispatched into various sections so as to enhance smooth facilitations of the General Elections that were conducted on 9th of August. According to the Independent Policing and Oversight Authority, in a statement signed by the Chairperson Ann Makori on Saturday 250 police officers were deployed during the polling period.
Reports of UDA member of parliament being hurried to a police enclosure after believed goons gulf for his blood emerged online dominating to a panic mood among Kenyans. According to statement, Nyali member of parliament Ali Mohammed was scrambled to a Nyali police cell and confined after a throng of civilization bay for his blood.
Amid reports that fifteen police officers had stormed the Kisii residence of Joash Maangi who is UDA's Senatorial aspirant for Kisii County in tomorrow's elections today on August 8th, it has emerged that the local police command wasn't involved or informed of the alleged drama. Speaking in a press briefing from his home about an hour after the alleged incident, Maangi who is the current Deputy Governor for Kisii County revealed that he had sought for answers from the local police command, that's Keumbo police station and both the OCS and OCPD denied sending any officers to his home.
The National Police Service has called upon kenyans to make sure they stay vigilant and calm in the midst of the just concluded elections. Photo :Courtesy In a news report that has been shared by a reliable source of information, the National Police Service has revealed that they were able to register a number of minor violence in different parts of the country adding that most of this incidents have already been handled by the police.
There is tension in Wajir after angry residents torched a police barrier earlier today. Protests have continued since yesterday after a young man was shot by police during another protest. Police brutality in the area has continued angering residents. Another man, Ahmed Maalin, is nursing broken ribs after he was allegedly assaulted by two police officers.
The inspector General of police along with the National Police Service has called upon kenyans to make sure they calm and wait for the official announcement of the results of the presidential election from the IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati. Photo:Courtesy In a news report that has been shared by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that the National Police Service has not registered any kind of violence which is related to the ongoing general elections in the country and for this reason, kenyans have been urged to make sure they keep maintaining peace in the country.
A suspected Alshabaab attack has left 5 police officers Hospitalized after the suspects allegedly ambushed the officers before a shoot out broke out. Photo :Courtesy In a news report that has been shared by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that the police officers were allegedly on patrol before they were ambushed by the suspects who allegedly opened fire forcing the police officers to retaliate.
Breakthrough As Bandits Who Burnt 7 People to Death In Marsabit Are Shot & Killed By Police Officers
Police officers from Marsabit have allegedly shot and killed 4 Suspects who allegedly murdered 7 people in a night attack. Photo:Courtesy In a news report that has been shared by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that the suspects allegedly ambushed the residents after which they allegedly burnt them in their houses.
As Kenyans prepare to cast the ballot on 9th of August, police in Kilgoris have arrested three people among them two police officers for allegey carrying marked ballot papers . According to the Narok county police commander, the alleged suspects were arrested at around 6:30 pm after members of the public got suspicious and raised the alarm.
Police officers from Turkana are currently searching for a group of bandits who allegedly attacked a group of police officers who were later rushed to the hospital. Photo :Courtesy In a news report that has been shared by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that the suspects allegedly ambushed a Matatu which was heading to an unknown location before the suspects stopped the vehicle.
The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) has launched investigations to establish how police officers allegedly received a bribe to unlawfully release an illegal immigrant from Pangani Police Station in Nairobi. This is after the officers were secretly filmed by NTV's allegedly releasing a foreigner accused of illegally being in the country.
Ledama Olekina who is the senator for Narok county today tweeted on his twitter page that Such politicians should not be entertained by Kenyans! Instead of selling your ideas to the crowd you are busy lecturing the President! Shame on you! Kenyans don’t be deceived by sympathy seeking corrupt politicians!
Grief As Senior Police Officer With Pending Case of Assault Kill Himself, Body Found Inside Bathroom
More police officers die by their own hand than are killed in the line of duty. Cases of suicide among police officers are common in Kenya, with some officers resorting to killing themselves and their spouses. Police are investigating an incident where a senior police officer committed suicide inside his house.
Robert Alai who is among famous people on social media in Kenya today tweeted on his twitter page that The statement just reads like something off SmartMartic marketing pamphlet. The statement doesn’t address any issue raised by DCI. Do we have working hours in this country? State institutions can do anything anytime even if the statements can cause death and misery? This comes after chebukati addressed the nation at 1 a.m to clarify the ongoing issue about three Venezuelan who were caught with IEBC stickers.
Police Service is reportedly divided after the Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai directed officers from the Internal Affairs Unit to report to Regional Commanders for deployment during the elections. According to the reports dissatisfied officers now claim that Mutyambai's order just days to polls to have some officers report to regional commanders will interfere and compromise the Unit's role of receiving and investigating complaints against the police.
The inspector General of police Hillary Mutyambai has made a controversial order to the police officers from the Internal Affairs Unit. The officers are supposed to provide IEBC with security but they have been asked to report to the regional County Commissioners and Commanders for instructions and deployment. Here is a link: https://www.pd.co.ke/news/controversy-rocks-police-over-new-mutyambai-order-142880/
A police vehicle.Photo/courtesy. Police in Turkana South Sub county in Turkana county have killed four armed bandits who where riding on two motorcycles. According to a police report seen by this opera news writer state that chief Kaptir location Mr Hosea that there was a shooting incident at Lokwar village, within Kaptir location .
Private investigator Jane Mugo filed a report at Kondoo Police Station in Kesses, Uasin Gishu County on Thursday evening, stating she had been attacked while travelling to Nairobi from Bungoma. The self-declared investigator said in her 7pm report that unknown men blocked her vehicle at the Ainabkoi- Kapsabet junction at 6:30pm, cut her in the head and hands using a machete, and thereafter drove off in her car, a black Toyota Land Cruiser Prado of registration plate KCN 222K.