7 Police officers accused of killing a suspected arrested for not wearing a facemask -Kakamega

 

Kakamega Police post

 

Homicide investigators examining the death of a suspect at Mbururu police post in Kakamega County narrows down to a possible seven suspects, who are police officers believed to have tortured 31-year-old Dennis Lusava to death.


The investigators led by the head of homicide from Nairobi questioned several police officers and locals who claim police beating has been the pattern for petty offenders.


An autopsy showed that 31-year-old Lusava lost his life to repeated blunt force trauma.


Sources from the high-level investigations expose that detectives believe Lusava was tortured by 7 police officers before his death.



The Police officers used wielding clubs and rods; this conclusion informed by the recovery of five anti-riot clubs and two electricity cables believed to have been used to whip the suspect.



Several police officers from Mbururu police post questioned on the events leading to his arrest and following disappearance from the police post.


The detectives are also trailing a vehicle suspected to have transported Lusava’s body from Mbururu police station to Webuye where it was dumped along the banks of River Nzoia.


Lusava was allegedly arrested on October 7, 2020, for failure to wear a mask in public, he disappeared a day later his body found dumped on October 11 in Webuye.

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