MUHURI today took the body of Omari Hussein Shido, 23, for postmortem; together with his distraught family members. Shido reportedly died after a brutal police assault at Border Patrol Unit (BPU camp)— Kiangwe location, Boni forest in Basuba ward.
We and the Civil Society Network of Lamu led by the Executive Director of Lamu Women Alliance and Kiunga Youth Bunge is saddened by the series of deaths caused by police brutality in Lamu.
MUHURI will closely monitor these cases to ensure justice is served.
We want an inquiry conducted pronto so that truth is known and justice delivered.
We reiterate that the RIGHT to life must be upheld and PROTECTED.