The Seniour Police officer investigated over land grabbing claims.  The officer is said to be using his power to oppress locals from Eldoret.

Uasin Gishu County Police Commander. PHOTO | BNC
Uasin Gishu County Police Commander Johnson Ipara. PHOTO | BNC

Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) is investigating a senior police officer over land grabbing claims in Embakasi, Nairobi.

According to a complaint filed to Ipoa by Wanja and Kibe Advocates on behalf of Mr. Kapildev Kotedia, Mr. Johnstone Ipara, the current Uasin Gishu County Police Commander, is accused of using his position in the service to grab the one-acre land valued at about Sh150 million.

“IPOA is aware of the ma.tter and it is undertaking investigations with a view to establishing factuality and making appropriate recommendations,” said the head of communications, Mr. Dennis Oketch.

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