Eye On Investigations – IPOA Performance Report: July 1- December 31, 2021

The new Financial Year July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 is barely a week old and the Independent Policing Oversight Authority has embarked on preparing a performance report (January - June 2022), showing the number of complaints received, investigations handled and inspections conducted, among other areas of assessment. Until then, IPOA presents a recap … Continue reading Eye On Investigations – IPOA Performance Report: July 1- December 31, 2021

Was IPOA Formed to Find Fault In The Police?

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) has today moved to subdue fears that it goes all out to ensure police officers are sent to jail for the actions they take in the course of their duties. On the contrary, the Authority endeavours to ensure that the National Police Service strives to achieve the highest standards … Continue reading Was IPOA Formed to Find Fault In The Police?

Police Officer To Be Arraigned In Court For Murder

A police officer is expected to appear before Kisii High Court this morning, Tuesday 21st June, 2022, to face a murder charge contrary to Section 203 as read with Section 204 of the Penal Code. This follows an extensive investigation by the Independent Policing Oversight Authority into the incident in which Mr. Charles Onditi Omwacha … Continue reading Police Officer To Be Arraigned In Court For Murder

Four Officers In Court For Assault, Disobeying IPOA Summons

Four police officers are expected at the Bondo law courts today, Wednesday June 15, 2022, to face various charges including assault and disobeying lawful summons.

This follows an investigation by the Independent Policing Oversight Authority into an incident in which Mr. Samuel Odongo Okwero, was inflicted with injuries during a routine police stop at Usenge Township, Siaya County on December 7, 2016.