Month: April 2020

Ali Kodza

Ali Kodza

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown 

DATE OF INCIDENT

April 25, 2020 

LOCATION

Kwale

STATUS

Dead

A police report states that police in Kwale have an alleged terror suspect, Suleiman Ali Kodza. On being ordered to surrender Kodza allegedly attempted to attack the officers using a machete which prompted the officers to shoot, fatally injuring him.

 

N.B. Missing Voices has not been able to confirm the circumstances leading to Kodza’s death.

Kennedy Okata Otunge

Kennedy Okata Otunge

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

April 24th, 2020 

LOCATION

Likoni, Mombassa

STATUS

Dead

A police report states that on April 24, 2020, Police officers tracked down an alleged terror suspect names Kennedy Okata Otunge in a residential home. The report states that Otunge shot at the police and a shoot-out ensued. Otunge was fatally shot.

N.B. Missing Voices has not been able to verify the circumstances of Otunge’s death

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

April 21, 2020 

LOCATION

Nyali, Mombassa 

STATUS

Dead

Police gunned down two robbery suspects in Mombasa. The two were killed at Nyali bridge after an alleged chase from Makupa area where they had stolen cash from a shop.

N.B. Missing Voices has not been able to confirm the circumstances of the deaths 

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male 

OCCUPATION

Unknown 

DATE OF INCIDENT

April 21, 2020

LOCATION

Nyali, Mombassa

STATUS

Enter Status here – Dead, Alive, Injured etc

Police gunned down two robbery suspects in Mombasa. The two were killed at Nyali bridge after an alleged chase from Makupa area where they had stolen cash from a shop.

N.B. Missing Voices has not been able to confirm the circumstances of the deaths 

Reuban Karani Kiriinga

Reuban Karani Kiriinga

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

April 13, 2020

LOCATION

Mathare, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

Early in the morning on April 13, 2020, police officer Beckham Osoro shot Reuben Karani Kiriinya in the chest killing him on the spot, at a kiosk in Mathare. After officer Osora killed Kiriinya, he fled the incident on a motorcycle. Since, Osoro has been charged with the fatal shooting of Kiriinya.

Maurice Otunga

Maurice Otunga

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown 

DATE OF INCIDENT

April 13, 2020 

LOCATION

Khayenga, Kakamega County

STATUS

Dead

Mzee Maurice, a mentally disbaled individual, was attacked by police officers after he was found outside past the curfew hours. He was rushed to hospital the following morning after his sister-in-law found him by the roadside. He passed away on reaching the hospital

Kennedy Wanyoyi

Kennedy Wanyoyi

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

April 11, 2020 

LOCATION

Koromboi, Kajiado

STATUS

Dead

Agnes Saiya, the area chief stormed into Kennedy’s house accompanied by a gang of about 20 maasai morans all armed with pistols, pangas, rungus and sticks. They beat up Kennedy demanding that he produce the chang’aa he has been hiding. There was no chang’aa in the house and his cries of help alerted the neighbours who came to his aide. They were also attacked by the morans. The chief then called police officers from Isinya police station requesting that Kennedy be brought in. A request the area OCS declined and he ordered that Kennedy be taken to a medical facility first. All the injured were taken to Galaxy hospital where they were not treated due to lack of funds. Kennedy passed away while at Galaxy.

George Abuti Wesonga

George Abuti Wesonga

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

April 8, 2020

LOCATION

Mumias, Kakamega 

STATUS

Dead

DCI released a statement on Twitter that confirmed the killing of 43-year-old George Abuti Wesonga. The statement read that on April 8, 2020, forensic intelligence lead the DCI team to the deceased’s home; the detectives asked Wesonga to surrender but he defied orders which prompted a shoot-out. Wesonga was fatally shot.

N.B. Missing Voices was unable to confirm the alleged circumstances of Wesonga’s death

Idris Mukolwe

Idris Mukolwe

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Tomato Vendor

DATE OF INCIDENT

April 7, 2020

LOCATION

Kakamega

STATUS

Dead

On April 7, 2020, Idris Mukolwe, a 45- year-old tomato vendor, died from suffocating on a tear gas canister. The tear gas canister was allegedly thrown by security officers who were enforcing the ban on trade in Mumias town. Witnesses interviewed by media claim that the tear gas canister exploded in Mukolwe’s face and he ran out of air and started suffocating. When his friends from the market tried to help him the police threw another canister at them forcing them to leave their friend alone.

DK

DK

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

April 6th, 2020

LOCATION

Nakuru

STATUS

Dead

DK was killed by alleged KWS officers under unclear circumstances