A few days ago Saumu Mbuvi exposed the police for using excessive force while handling Kenyans during the curfew hours. Her statement not only bashed the police but exposed them for shooting her father in law.
According to Saumu, her father in law was shot while trying to head back home just a few minutes after the curfew hours found him outside. As seen on her post, Saumu shamed the police for urging Kenyans to protest against acts.
Through her instagram page the lady wrote
They shot my father in law today, yet it was still daytime!!! Police brutality must stop…. Everyday we get cases of them shooting innocent citizens and nothing is being done… it’s time this end. Police brutality must and should stop! We are tired. Stop taking advantage of your power to intimidate innocent citizens.
However according to the police Mr David Kiwaka, who the father of Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip, was shot in Nanyuki and not in Mombasa!
Speaking about the incident, Laikipia County Police Commander Maxwell Nyaema revealed that Mr Kiwaka was among the a crowd that obstructed officers from arresting a suspect said to have battered his wife seriously.
During the small confronting with a few officers; Mr Kiwaka is alleged to have stabbed one of the officers and when he tried to go for the next he then got shot on the leg. The police commander went on to;
When he attempted to stab another officer, he was shot on the right leg
The commander went on to add that at this point the police were forced to shoot in the air and that is when two people got hurt.
The victims are however getting better as they were rushed to the hospital where they are currently receiving treatment. The senator’s father is currently at Nanyuki Cottage Hospital;and will have to face the law once he recovers.
Senator Anwar Loitiptip has however ordered for an investigation to help bring out the truth!
January 27, 2021