Kevin Gitau

Kevin Gitau

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

 

DATE OF INCIDENT

 April 14th 2019

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

Kevin Gitau,25, a fruit vendor was shot at around 9 pm in Oilbya at Mathare allegedly by Ahmed Rashid. His mother said Kevin had previously been arrested on February 1, 2019 by officers from Pangani police station led by Rashid and was released after a social media campaign. After his first arrest, he continued to receive threats from Rashid. A report was done at IPOA and they referred him to report at the police station. Pangani and Huruma police station refused to record the complaint and the family decided to relocate Kevin instead. Kevin was killed before the relocation’s plans were finalized.