Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Protestors pour red paint on police spokesperson Charles Owino


Julia Majale Yesterday 80602
– Protesters in Nairobi cornered police spokesperson Charles Owino, poured red paint on him and forced him to carry a coffin
– The spokesperson was forced to carry a coffin written on written ‘stop extra judicial killings’
– Lawyers joined by members of the civil society held nationwide demonstrations against the killing of their colleague Willie Kimani and two other men
Protesters in Nairobi cornered police spokesman Charles Owino forcing him to join them in the march calling for an end to extra judicial killings and demanding justice for the slain lawyer Willie Kimani and two others.
Protestors pour red paint on police spokesperson Charles Owino
Police Spokesperson Charles Owino forced to march together with protesters during protest against extra-judicial killings
The protesters blocked the road demanding Owino to join them after spotting him in a police car at Freedom Corner on Monday, July 7.
They later poured red paint on him and forced him to carry a coffin with the words extra judicial killings written on it as reported by The Star
Protestors pour red paint on police spokesperson Charles Owino
Police Spokesperson Charles Owino marching with protesters to Inspector General’s office
Owino marched with the protestors to the Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett’s office where they dumped the coffins after failing to secure a meeting with the IG.
Members of the Law Society of Kenya today held demonstrations across the country to protest the killing of their colleague Willie Kimani.
Protestors pour red paint on police spokesperson Charles Owino
Police Spokesperson Charles Owino forced to march together with protesters during protest against extra-judicial killings
Other civil society groups also joined in the protest carrying placards and coffins calling for an end to extra judicial killings in the country.
There were similar protests in Mombasa, Nyeri, Kakamega, Kitale, Machakos, Eldoret and other parts of the country.
Three police officers, Frederick Leliman, Stephen Chebulet and Silvia Njoki are in police custody and facing murder charges of over the killings
Protestors pour red paint on police spokesperson Charles Owino
Police Spokesperson Charles Owino marching with protesters to Inspector General’s office
Nairobi Chief Magistrate Daniel Ogembo,  on Monday, July 4, allowed the prosecution to detain them for fourteen days as police finish their investigations.
Bodies of the Willie Kimani, his client Josephat Mwenda and taxi driver Joseph Muiruri were found at Ol Donyo Sabuk River on Thursday, June 30. The three had gone missing for a week after leaving Mavoko Law court on Thursday, June 23.
Protestors pour red paint on police spokesperson Charles Owino
Police Spokesperson Charles Owino marching with protesters to Inspector General’s office

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