CORD, Kenyans demand justice for baby Jeremy
07 June 2016, 11:48
Kisumu - Kenyans on Twitter are calling for justice for baby Jeremy, who was shot at their home at Manyatta Estate in Kisumu during the CORD demos on Monday.
The six-year-old boy by the name Jeremy Otieno Adongo was among eight people who were shot by police during the Monday protests against IEBC.
He was rushed to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital with a bullet lodged in his back, Standard reports, but medics have already removed it.
According to The Star, another one year-old sustained serious injuries after police fired teargas at their house in Migosi estate while a high school student was shot on the foot.
CORD have called for justice for Jeremy and asked the Inspector General of Police, Joseph Boinnet to take responsibility for the shootings that have taken place during the demos.
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"We demand #JusticeForBabyJeremy! We are suing IG @JBoinnet & holding him personally responsible. He gave orders for force to be used in Ksm," they posted.
Kenyans have taken to Twitter to call for justice for a ban on CORD demos and justice for the wounded baby.
These are some of their tweets under the hashtag #JusticeForBabyJeremy: