Woman’s painful quest for justice after she was shot by police

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By Allan Otieno

Three years down the line Edna Malika single mother in Kariobangi  is still searching for justice from the government after she was hit by stray bullet an incident that occurred she was going about her business.

Edna says she was selling chapatis along the road at night before skirmishes erupted between police officers and robbers and that is when she was shot.

‘‘There was a shoot out between the police and robbers and in the commotion i was hit by a bullet on  my left arm.. I was taken to Selina Hospital Kariobangi  where the bullet was removed and indeed OCS Kariobangi police station confirmed that the bullet belonged to one off his officers,’ she narrated.

Her attempt to get  help at Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) has been futile.

‘‘They called me to go and record statement with my children and a witness which we did and until now they have not done anything over the same as they promised,’’ she added.

She is calling on anyone with no helping hand to intervene so that she can get justice.

The bullet injury left her grounded and with coronavirus pandemic her situation has become dire.

“I have not paid rent for four months, my business collapsed due to the coronavirus pandemic,” she said.

To reach her, please contact 0727,707,868.

 

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