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Muyadin Adow Shibin

Muyadin Adow Shibin

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

July 25, 2020 

LOCATION

Garissa Town, Garissa

STATUS

Dead

On July 25, 2020, residents of Garissa town protested the attempted arrest of an individual by CID plainclothes officers. Police officers fired in the air to disperse the protesters. Under unclear circumstances police officers killed Aden Abdi Madobe and Muyadin Adow Shibin and injured an unidentified woman.

The IG has directed the IAU to carry out immediate investigations and the DCI to carry out forensic analysis on the firearms used by the officers. These investigations will allow IPOA and the ODPP to establish whether the officers were justified to use their firearms or not.

Aden Abdi Madobe

Aden Abdi Madobe

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

July 25, 2020

LOCATION

Garissa Town, Garissa

STATUS

Dead

On July 25, 2020, residents of Garissa town protested the attempted arrest of an individual by CID plainclothes officers. Police officers fired in the air to disperse the protesters. Under unclear circumstances police officers killed Aden Abdi Madobe and Muyadin Adow Shibin and injured an unidentified woman.

The IG has directed the IAU to carry out immediate investigations and the DCI to carry out forensic analysis on the firearms used by the officers. These investigations will allow IPOA and the ODPP to establish whether the officers were justified to use their firearms or not.

Daniel Kibet

Daniel Kibet

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown 

DATE OF INCIDENT

July 7, 2020

LOCATION

Mt Elgon, Bungoma

STATUS

Dead

On July 7, 2020, around 4pm, it is alleged that Daniel Kibet was collecting firewood for sale in Kipsigon in Mt Elgon, when he was shot by forest officers. He was rushed to the Bungoma Referrel Hospital, but he died on route.

Deputy county commissioner, Welsey Koech, confirmed the shooting and said that Kibet was shot during a confrontation between the forest officer and suspected loggers in the forest.

Daniel Kibet, 23 years old, was the father of two. He was described by his family as the breadwinner, and they are left wondering why he was shot and not arrested.

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown 

DATE OF INCIDENT

July 5, 2020 

LOCATION

Kisii

STATUS

Dead

On July 6, 2020, a plice officer killed a trader at Rioma market in Marani, Kisii county, while selling sanitizers and masks. He was killed under unclear circumstances. His death caused protests and the community set ablaze the police station.

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.

Unknown

Unknown

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Unknown

DATE OF INCIDENT

June 24, 2020 

LOCATION

Embu

STATUS

Dead

On June 24, 2020, Police in Embu shot and killed a man for allegedly stealing a car tyre.

N.B. Missing Voices has not been able to verify the circumstances that lead up to his death

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.

Chitswa (Foetus)

Chitswa (Foetus)

DEMOGRAPHICS

Fetus

OCCUPATION

Fetus 

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 30, 2020 

LOCATION

Kibundani, Kwale

STATUS

Dead

The unborn foetus was killed when security officers raided the home where the mother was living in Kibundani, Kwale county.  In the incident, the pregnant mother was injured in the stomach. On receiving medical treatment after suffering the injuries, doctors confirmed that it the foetus was injured fatally so they removed it. The mother survived.