RAILA ODINGA’s statement about the Kisii saga! Asks answers from UHURU/ RUTOCounty Politics, News 10:30
IT’S TIME TO END SENSELESS POLICE SHOOTINGS
I condemn, in very strong terms, the shooting to death of two unarmed and innocent women traders by police at Daraja Mbili market in Kisii Town last evening. I also offer deep condolences to the family and friends of the victims of this senseless murder.
We stand united in prayer with the ever-enterprising community of Kisii town who are counting losses and living with fear at anger at following this incident and with the grieving families of the fallen.
Firing live bullets into a crowded market is as reckless and unprofessional as anything can be. It is certainly not what a country expects from police officers who have been trained by taxpayers. It points to a deeper rot in our policing.
Such actions only undermine relations between citizens and low enforcement agencies. They do not help the cause of furthering the rule of law and instead undermine it.
The two women were most likely out to...
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