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Trader undergoes surgery after police break him arm

10 August 2016, 14:12

Nairobi - A trader based in Kirinyaga is undergoing treatment at the Mwea Mission Hospital after police officers broke his arm.

Ephantus Mwangi had allegedly pulled out of the road to drop a friend in Thika on Sunday when the four police officers attacked him, claiming he was obstructing other road users.

The 30-year-old trader went through a surgery on Wednesday morning, with reports indicating that Mwangi also suffered injuries in the head.

Read Also: Police accused of murder and abduction of men in North Eastern Kenya

Police brutality has been on the rise recently.

Last month, Human Rights Watch released a report linking the police to enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings of young people especially in Garissa, Mandera and Wajir counties.

- News24


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