Investigations have started after a suspect who had been arrested and released for assaulting a police officer was found dead in River Nzoia, Kakamega County. The investigations reveal that Dennis Lusava was arrested on October 7,2020 by officers from Mbururu police post and was later released.
His arrest prompted a protest at the police station by an angry mob which burnt it down last week. His body was found floating on River Nzoia and taken to Webuye Hospital Mortuary days later.
Peter Kiama, says they have reasons to believe that the officers at Mbururu police post who arrested and are alleged to have tortured him are responsible for his disappearance and his eventual death. He wants investigations of the circumstances behind the arrest, detention, disappearance and death of Dennis in police custody, and expedited arrest and prosecution of officers found guilty.
The Independent Medico-legal Unit has joined investigations into the death of the man and says they will push for justiceFollow us in social media: