Mourners engage police at a morgue
16 June 2014, 10:14
- Drama ensued outside the Naivasha sub-county hospital Sunday morning when
hundreds of mourners blocked the nearby Koinange street demanding justice
over the killing of a Nairobi’s Eastleigh-based businessman.
took the intervention of armed police led by Naivasha OCS, John Owuoth to calm
down the mourners.
started after the mourners moved in to collect the body of the late Samuel
Muchai for burial only to find it labelled as a victim of mob justice.
to a relative, Joseph Kinuthia, those who killed Muchai were well known people
whose images were captured on camera.
attributed the murder to a deal gone sour and accused police officers in
Pangani for failing to arrest the three main suspects.
brother was killed by people well known to us and we were protesting the move
to record his death under mob justice," he said.The incident
attracted tens of Naivasha residents who wanted to catch a glimpse of the
happenings before the mourners proceeded with their journey.
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