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#Justiceforkianjokomabrothers: Family Seeks Justice Following Death Of Two Brothers After Being Arrested.

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Shocking Cause of Kianjokoma Brothers Death… Photo Courtesy

#Justiceforkianjokomabrothers: Family Seeks Justice Following Death Of Two Brothers After Being Arrested.

Imagine dying under police custody under unclear circumstances.

A family in Embu County is seeking answers following the mysterious death of two brothers who were allegedly arrested by police for violating the curfew rules.

Benson Njiru, 22, and Emanuel Mutura, 19 students at Don Bosco Technical Institute and Moi Kabarak University respectively were arrested by police officers from Manyatta on Sunday for flouting Covid-19 protocols only for their bodies to be found at Embu Level Five hospital mortuary.

#Justiceforkianjokomabrothers: Family Seeks Justice Following Death Of Two Brothers After Being Arrested. Photo Courtesy

Felix Thiga, Uncle to the deceased, said that the two were selling pig’s meat at the Kianjokoma trading centre when they were arrested.

The family claims police took them in circles before they were informed that police in Runyenjes had collected two bodies which were at Embu Level Five hospital mortuary.

Ngaruiya however said an inquiry file has been opened and investigation surrounding their deaths is ongoing.

Irate residents in Kianjokoma village, Embu County demonstrated against the police following the death of the two brothers on Wednesday.

Felicity Gitonga

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