Category: Kakamega

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 1, 2020 

LOCATION

Mumias, Kakamega

STATUS

Dead

Kakamega DCI boss released a statement saying the man was shot dead, alongside an accomplice, on claims that they had robbed three traders at gunpoint along Mumias-Kakamega road.

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

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 1, 2020 

LOCATION

Mumias, Kakamega

STATUS

Dead

Kakamega DCI boss released a statement saying the man was shot dead, alongside an accomplice, on claims that they had robbed three traders at gunpoint along Mumias-Kakamega road.

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

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

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.

Ramadhan Juma

Ramadhan Juma

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

April 1, 2020 

LOCATION

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STATUS

Dead

According to reports, Ramadhan Juma went missing the night of April 1st.  His family was extremely worried especially since Juma had a mental health disability. They set up a search party the next day and found him with critical injuries at Kakamega County Referral Hospital. Juma succumbed to his injuries that morning. It is alleged that Juma’s injuries were the result of police brutality from implementing the curfew. The National Police Service is refuting the claims. Investigations are underway to confirm the circumstances that caused Juma’s death.

Christine Maonga

Christine Maonga

DEMOGRAPHICS

Female

OCCUPATION

Teacher 

DATE OF INCIDENT

 March 4th 2019

LOCATION

Kakamega

STATUS

Dead

She was shot by an Administrative  Police officer, Patrick Nyapara following a disagreement.

Jekomia Apwoka

Jekomia Apwoka

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

 Bodaboda Rider

 

DATE OF INCIDENT

June 24th 2016

LOCATION

Kakamega

STATUS

Dead

Mr Jekomia Apwoka was allegedly going to collect his motorbike from a workshop near his home before setting off for Kakamega town when the police officers started harassing him while trying to run away he was shot dead.

Caleb Mungai

Caleb Mungai

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

 

 

DATE OF INCIDENT

June 15th 2016

LOCATION

Kakamega

STATUS

Dead

Caleb Mungai was shot dead even after surrendering to the police and clarifying that he was not a criminal.

Herbert Ouma

Herbert Ouma

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

DATE OF INCIDENT

June 10th 2015

LOCATION

Kakamega

STATUS

Dead

The two administration police officers were charged with the murder of Herbert Ouma. They were later released on bond. The case is still pending in court.