Month: August 2020

Juma Athman Mwengo

Juma Athman Mwengo

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 31, 2020

LOCATION

Kwale

STATUS

Dead

On August 31, Juma Anthem Mwengo was killed in a house in Gazore Village in Kwale County by Antiterrorism police. A statement released by the police claims that the ATPU were on a counterterrorism operation when they ambushed the house.

N.B. Missing Voices has not been able to verify the events  

Alphonce Mwanda

Alphonce Mwanda

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown 

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 24, 2020 

LOCATION

Chaani, Mombassa

STATUS

Missing

It is alleged that armed men believed to be police officers arrested Alphonce and ordered neighbors to count to 1000 before they eloped with him. Alphonce was however not taken to any police. The whereabouts of Abubakar Kalama still remain unknown to date.

Moses Kafu

Moses Kafu

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Mason

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 23, 2020

LOCATION

Makadara Sub County, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead 

On August 23, 2020, around 10pm, police officers from Industrial Police Station killed 8 men who all were manual workers from Nairobi’s Sinai slums.

Reports indicate that one of the deceased named Gakuru alias “Uncle”, contracted the 7 other men to help him load his lorry with goods. Moses Kafu, a 35-year old mason, was of the men that Gakuru contracted.

The 8 men loaded metals in the lorry for approximately 2 hours at Sihra Coffee Machinery go-down in Industrial Area. According to reports, at approximately 10pm officers from Lunga Lunga police post stormed in the building and shot and killed the 8 men.

Police justified their use of force by stating the men were engaging in a robbery and exchanged gunfire when the officers demanded them to surrender.

Residents from Sinai dispute this claim.

IPOA is currently investigating to establish if the police were justified in using lethal force.

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

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Manual Worker

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 23, 2020 

LOCATION

Makadara Sub County, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead 

On August 23, 2020, around 10pm, police officers from Industrial Police Station killed 8 men who all were manual workers from Nairobi’s Sinai slums.

Reports indicate that one of the deceased named Gakuru alias “Uncle”, contracted the 7 other men to help him load his lorry with goods. Moses Kafu, a 35-year old mason, was of the men that Gakuru contracted.

The 8 men loaded metals in the lorry for approximately 2 hours at Sihra Coffee Machinery go-down in Industrial Area. According to reports, at approximately 10pm officers from Lunga Lunga police post stormed in the building and shot and killed the 8 men.

Police justified their use of force by stating the men were engaging in a robbery and exchanged gunfire when the officers demanded them to surrender.

Residents from Sinai dispute this claim.

IPOA is currently investigating to establish if the police were justified in using lethal force.

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

Gakuru alias “Uncle”

Gakuru alias “Uncle”

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male 

OCCUPATION

Manual Worker 

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 23, 2020 

LOCATION

Makadara Sub – County, Nairobi 

STATUS

Dead 

On August 23, 2020, around 10pm, police officers from Industrial Police Station killed 8 men who all were manual workers from Nairobi’s Sinai slums.

Reports indicate that one of the deceased named Gakuru alias “Uncle”, contracted the 7 other men to help him load his lorry with goods. Moses Kafu, a 35-year old mason, was of the men that Gakuru contracted.

The 8 men loaded metals in the lorry for approximately 2 hours at Sihra Coffee Machinery go-down in Industrial Area. According to reports, at approximately 10pm officers from Lunga Lunga police post stormed in the building and shot and killed the 8 men.

Police justified their use of force by stating the men were engaging in a robbery and exchanged gunfire when the officers demanded them to surrender.

Residents from Sinai dispute this claim.

IPOA is currently investigating to establish if the police were justified in using lethal force.

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

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Manual Worker 

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 23, 2020

LOCATION

Makadara Sub- County, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead 

On August 23, 2020, around 10pm, police officers from Industrial Police Station killed 8 men who all were manual workers from Nairobi’s Sinai slums.

Reports indicate that one of the deceased named Gakuru alias “Uncle”, contracted the 7 other men to help him load his lorry with goods. Moses Kafu, a 35-year old mason, was of the men that Gakuru contracted.

The 8 men loaded metals in the lorry for approximately 2 hours at Sihra Coffee Machinery go-down in Industrial Area. According to reports, at approximately 10pm officers from Lunga Lunga police post stormed in the building and shot and killed the 8 men.

Police justified their use of force by stating the men were engaging in a robbery and exchanged gunfire when the officers demanded them to surrender.

Residents from Sinai dispute this claim.

IPOA is currently investigating to establish if the police were justified in using lethal force.

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

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Manual Worker 

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 23, 2020

LOCATION

Makadara Sub- County, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

On August 23, 2020, around 10pm, police officers from Industrial Police Station killed 8 men who all were manual workers from Nairobi’s Sinai slums.

Reports indicate that one of the deceased named Gakuru alias “Uncle”, contracted the 7 other men to help him load his lorry with goods. Moses Kafu, a 35-year old mason, was of the men that Gakuru contracted.

The 8 men loaded metals in the lorry for approximately 2 hours at Sihra Coffee Machinery go-down in Industrial Area. According to reports, at approximately 10pm officers from Lunga Lunga police post stormed in the building and shot and killed the 8 men.

Police justified their use of force by stating the men were engaging in a robbery and exchanged gunfire when the officers demanded them to surrender.

Residents from Sinai dispute this claim.

IPOA is currently investigating to establish if the police were justified in using lethal force.

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

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Manual Worker

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 23, 2020 

LOCATION

Makadara Sub-County, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead 

On August 23, 2020, around 10pm, police officers from Industrial Police Station killed 8 men who all were manual workers from Nairobi’s Sinai slums.

Reports indicate that one of the deceased named Gakuru alias “Uncle”, contracted the 7 other men to help him load his lorry with goods. Moses Kafu, a 35-year old mason, was of the men that Gakuru contracted.

The 8 men loaded metals in the lorry for approximately 2 hours at Sihra Coffee Machinery go-down in Industrial Area. According to reports, at approximately 10pm officers from Lunga Lunga police post stormed in the building and shot and killed the 8 men.

Police justified their use of force by stating the men were engaging in a robbery and exchanged gunfire when the officers demanded them to surrender.

Residents from Sinai dispute this claim.

IPOA is currently investigating to establish if the police were justified in using lethal force.

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

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Manual Worker 

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 23, 2020 

LOCATION

Makadara Sub County, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

On August 23, 2020, around 10pm, police officers from Industrial Police Station killed 8 men who all were manual workers from Nairobi’s Sinai slums.

Reports indicate that one of the deceased named Gakuru alias “Uncle”, contracted the 7 other men to help him load his lorry with goods. Moses Kafu, a 35-year old mason, was of the men that Gakuru contracted.

The 8 men loaded metals in the lorry for approximately 2 hours at Sihra Coffee Machinery go-down in Industrial Area. According to reports, at approximately 10pm officers from Lunga Lunga police post stormed in the building and shot and killed the 8 men.

Police justified their use of force by stating the men were engaging in a robbery and exchanged gunfire when the officers demanded them to surrender.

Residents from Sinai dispute this claim.

IPOA is currently investigating to establish if the police were justified in using lethal force.

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

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Manual Worker 

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 23, 2020

LOCATION

Makadara Sub County, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

On August 23, 2020, around 10pm, police officers from Industrial Police Station killed 8 men who all were manual workers from Nairobi’s Sinai slums.

Reports indicate that one of the deceased named Gakuru alias “Uncle”, contracted the 7 other men to help him load his lorry with goods. Moses Kafu, a 35-year old mason, was of the men that Gakuru contracted.

The 8 men loaded metals in the lorry for approximately 2 hours at Sihra Coffee Machinery go-down in Industrial Area. According to reports, at approximately 10pm officers from Lunga Lunga police post stormed in the building and shot and killed the 8 men.

Police justified their use of force by stating the men were engaging in a robbery and exchanged gunfire when the officers demanded them to surrender.

Residents from Sinai dispute this claim.

IPOA is currently investigating to establish if the police were justified in using lethal force.

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