Category: Nairobi

James Mureithi Njeru (VAITE/MAPEI)

James Mureithi Njeru (VAITE/MAPEI)

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Collected and sold plastics

DATE OF INCIDENT

June 1, 2020 

LOCATION

Mathare, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

A 51-year-old man, known by the community as Vaite was killed in Mathare 3c, around 7:40pm. Vaite was shot 3 times at close range, 2 bullets to his thigh and 1 to his lower abdomen. The police officers were alleging enforcing the curfew, but Vaite was a homeless man and would sleep by the roadside, at the same spot where he was shot. It is alleged that the police officers fled the scene after they shot Vaite, leaving him to bleed to death.

Vaite was well-known by the community, as he would collect and sell plastics during the day, and would sleep outside at night.  He was a university educated automotive engineer, who suffered a mental breakdown, 10 years ago, after him and his wife split up.

Benard Mueti (Vaite)

Benard Mueti (Vaite)

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 26, 2020 

LOCATION

Shauri Moyo, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

On May 26, 2020, around 11:00am, Benard Mueti aka Vaite, a street kid, was allegedly shot dead by a police officer. The incident took place in Kitui village in Shauri Moyo. Witnesses state that police officers shot him from behind and at close range.

Elvis Emanuel Otemo

Elvis Emanuel Otemo

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 23, 2020 

LOCATION

Mashimoni, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

On May 23, 2020, around 10:30pm, Elvis Emmanuel Stemo was found outside his home after curfew and was arrested, shot and killed. The post-mortem report stated his body showed signs of being hit by a blunt object; it also displayed two bullet wounds in the leg and one in the neck.

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown 

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 20, 2020 

LOCATION

Shauri Moyo, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

Around 12pm, on May 20th, 2020, Ramathan Mwangangi was shot dead alongside his friend – who is yet to be identified. They were killed in Shauri Moyo near the Catholic Church. It is alleged they were killed for being suspected criminals.

Ramathan Mwangangi

Ramathan Mwangangi

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

 House Matts Vendor

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 20, 2020 

LOCATION

Shauri Moyo, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

Around 12pm, on May 20th, 2020, Ramathan Mwangangi was shot dead alongside his friend – who is yet to be identified. They were killed in Shauri Moyo near the Catholic Church. It is alleged they were killed for being suspected criminals.

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 13, 2020

LOCATION

Kamarock, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

DCI released a statement confirming the killing of 4 individuals along Kangundo Rd. The DCI alleges these 4 individuals were suspected criminals and refused to surrender and opened fire at the officers. All 4 individuals were fatally shot.

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

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown 

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 13, 2020

LOCATION

Kamarock, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

DCI released a statement confirming the killing of 4 individuals along Kangundo Rd. The DCI alleges these 4 individuals were suspected criminals and refused to surrender and opened fire at the officers. All 4 individuals were fatally shot.

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

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown 

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 13, 2020 

LOCATION

Kamarock, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

DCI released a statement confirming the killing of 4 individuals along Kangundo Rd. The DCI alleges these 4 individuals were suspected criminals and refused to surrender and opened fire at the officers. All 4 individuals were fatally shot.

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

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown 

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 13, 2020 

LOCATION

Kamarock, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

DCI released a statement confirming the killing of 4 individuals along Kangundo Rd. The DCI alleges these 4 individuals were suspected criminals and refused to surrender and opened fire at the officers. All 4 individuals were fatally shot.

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

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male 

OCCUPATION

Unknown 

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 6, 2020 

LOCATION

Kangemi, Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

The DCI released a statement saying they were acting on intelligence when they stopped a vehicle whose passengers were alleged robbers. The statement alleges the passengers fled the scene and while fleeing one of them shot at the officers causing the officers to fatally shoot him.

N.B. Missing Voices was unable to confirm the circumstances that lead to the death of the man