Category: Tear Gas

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.

Violet Khagai

Violet Khagai

DEMOGRAPHICS

Female, 43

OCCUPATION

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 12th 2017

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

Died on the way to hospital

Suleiman Khatibu

Suleiman Khatibu

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male, 25

OCCUPATION

Restaurant employee

 

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 18th 2017

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

Died at KNH on August 18 2017

Eric Kwama

Eric Kwama

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male, 30

OCCUPATION

Casual Labourer

 

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 10th 2017

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

Died at Kenyatta National Hospital

Sammy Amira Loka

Sammy Amira Loka

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male, 45

OCCUPATION

Business Man

DATE OF INCIDENT

August 10th 2017

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

Died at KNH on August 10 2017