Category: 2007

Joseph Kyalo Migwi

Joseph Kyalo Migwi

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male, 26

OCCUPATION

 Mechanic

DATE OF INCIDENT

June 7th 2007

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

He was killed during the police operation in Mathare that lasted 6 hours. Was pulled out of his house and killed in full view of witnesses and his body, among other victims was loaded into a police vehicle and taken to City mortuary. A postmortem conducted by Dr. Joseph Ndung’u revealed that Joseph died of multiple organ injury due to multiple gunshot wounds.

John Wachira

John Wachira

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male, 22

OCCUPATION

 Vendor

DATE OF INCIDENT

June 7th 2007

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

He was killed during a police operation against Mungiki. Witnesses say he was arrested and shot at close range.

Jackson Mburu

Jackson Mburu

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

 Business Man

DATE OF INCIDENT

June 3rd 2007

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

Jackson was having a drink with a friend when the officer known as Oti asked to speak with him and they stepped out together. 30 mins later, the friend learned that Jackson had been shot and killed, reason remains unknown and no action was taken against the officer

Joseph Githutha

Joseph Githutha

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

 

DATE OF INCIDENT

June 2007

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

Was arrested and charged with being a member of the Mungiki sect. Was killed shortly after his acquittal

Samuel Gitau Mwangi

Samuel Gitau Mwangi

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

Matatu Driver

DATE OF INCIDENT

November 1st 2007

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Missing

Was picked up by police while at his friend’s garage. His wife was told that he was arrested because he was Mungiki and that the Kwekwe squad had him.

Festus Gikonyo

Festus Gikonyo

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

 Business Man

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 17th 2007

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

Arrested same time as Benson Waraga.

Benson Mwangi Waraga

Benson Mwangi Waraga

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male, 55

OCCUPATION

 Tailor

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 17th 2007

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

Was arrested following a shootout incident near his shop. Was taken to Kamkunji Police station though there’s no record of him being held there. His kin found his body at Nairobi City Mortuary. They were told he was trying to escape custody and shot several times.

Joseph Gathanwa Ndungu

Joseph Gathanwa Ndungu

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

 Altar Boy

DATE OF INCIDENT

May 1st 2007

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

While running an errand, Joseph was shot and killed by police. No reason was given for the shooting though the police later claimed that Joseph had a toy gun, a fact disputed by his family and church.

Jane Wamaitha Kabue

Jane Wamaitha Kabue

DEMOGRAPHICS

Female

OCCUPATION

 

DATE OF INCIDENT

March 2007

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Missing

Walked from her home in Ruai and her disappearance remains unclear.

Gachuhi

Gachuhi

DEMOGRAPHICS

Male

OCCUPATION

 

DATE OF INCIDENT

January 14th 2007

LOCATION

Nairobi

STATUS

Dead

Was arrested at a hotel in Kawangware along with two other youths named Daniel and Ramathan. They were taken outside and police searched their pockets, removed their documents and shot at them. A police vehicle from Muthangari police station took the bodies to City Mortuary where his body was marked as unknown