Category: Nandi

Cornelius Kipkogei

Cornelius Kipkogei

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

June 25, 2020

LOCATION

Lessos, Nandi

STATUS

Dead

It is alleged that the police shot this man after chaos/demonstration erupted after the killing of the 40 year old cobbler Lazarus Tirop, he was among other two who were also shot in the same area and time. Police originally claimed that Kogei had died after fallen from a flag post outside the police station. However,the post-mortem report shows he was shot 3 times.

Timothy Kipyego

Timothy Kipyego

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Plumber

DATE OF INCIDENT

June 25, 2020 

LOCATION

Lessos, Nandi

STATUS

Dead

It is alleged that the police shot this man after chaos/demonstration erupted after the killing of the 40 year old cobbler Lazarus Tirop, he was among other two who were also shot in the same area and time. The post-mortem report indicated that Chebwai was shot in the face.

Lazarus Tirop

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.