It is the responsibility of governments to ensure the citizens live freely, without fear for their life and, where they invest, that wealth is protected. Certain mechanisms are at play to guarantee such an environment and policing is one of them. IPOA Chairperson Anne explores this in regard to the newly launched National Forensic Laboratory at DCI Headquarters…
A Magistrate’s Court is set to hear the circumstances under which a man was shot dead in a confrontation with police officers at his home in Nyamira County. The public inquest follows an investigation into the death of Mr. Justine Okoyo Mokaya by the Independent Policing Oversight Authority. By authorising the inquest, Office of the … Continue reading Inquest: Court To Decide On Death Of Man Shot By Police In Family Feud
A police officer is set to be arraigned for the death of Mr. Joash Juma Nyaisu who was shot during an altercation at a bar in Kisii County, following an investigation by the Independent Policing Oversight Authority. Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions gave the greenlight to place a murder charge against the Corporal … Continue reading Police Corporal Faces Murder Charge Over Fatal Shooting At Riokindo, Kisii County
A police officer is set to be charged with murder over the shooting of a factory worker in Riat, Homa Bay County. Mr. Philip Kiloba Tissa was shot twice in the chest at the main gate of Sukari Industries, where he worked as a sugarcane loader. Independent Policing Oversight Authority investigated the September 19, 2017 … Continue reading Police Officer Face Murder Charge Over Shooting Of A Factory Worker: Riat, Homa Bay.