Lazarus Tirop

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Cobbler

DATE OF INCIDENT

June 26, 2020 

LOCATION

Lessos, Nandi

STATUS

Dead

Lazarus Tirop was a 40 year old cobbler and a father of four. On July 6, 2020, according the news reports, police officers were harassing a boda boda for not wearing a mask. It is reported that Tirop intervened and protested the harassment when he was shot and killed. His death sparked community outrage and community members protested and set the OSC’s house ablaze.

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