Policemen face arrest for stripping woman in Malindi
08 March 2016, 21:05
Nairobi - A Malindi woman who was stripped during Monday's by-election has recorded a statement and wants two police officers prosecuted for negligence.
Martha Wanguo, as repotrted by The Star, demanded justice saying the two officers, who allegedly arrested and dragged her to a polling station, should be apprehended.
Wanguo said youths assaulted her over claims of voter bribery before stripping her. She said they recorded the incident and later shared it on social media.
"The officers were fully
involved in my assault and stripping. They even asked who I voted for.
They made calls and I was later attacked by youths," she said.
She said she had just cast her vote when the group attacked her and took her belongings, including her driving licence.
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In a different case as reported by Capital News, three government agencies were on Tuesday investigating rape
and kidnap allegations against two Administration Police officers
accused of gang-raping a 19 year old woman.
Head of the Sexual and Gender Based Violence in the Office of the
Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP) Jacinta Nyamosi told Capital FM
News that the office is coordinating with the Independent Police
Oversight Agency (IPOA) and Witness Protection Agency (WPA) to
investigate allegations made by Daisy Karimi.
“IPOA should be completing the investigations and should be
forwarding the files to the DPP. We wait for investigative agencies to
do their part after the DPP orders them to investigate,” she explained.
Karimi alleged that the two APs who raped her in 2012 in Embu have
been kidnapping and raping her as late as February 12, this year.
She narrated her ordeal in which one of the police officers after
raping her imprinted his name using a sharp knife on her thigh and
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