Samantha Pendo’s Murder Case Takes Interesting Twist
The little girl was clobbered to death
Kisumu Governor-elect Anyang Nyong’o has declared that he will be suing the National Police Service for the murder of Samantha Pendo.
Mr Nyong’o stated that he was working together with the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) to ensure that justice prevails among victims of police brutality in the area.
Speaking at a press conference at Jomo Kenyatta Sports Ground in Kisumu the Governor noted: "Seven deaths have been reported so far, including Pendo's. Four missing persons reported who are not part of the dead.
"Six cases of sexual molestation were reported: four occurred in Nyalenda and two in Manyatta," he said.
Nyong’o added that he was in possession of bullet cartridges from AK47 rifles and a pistol and footage of police breaking into homes.
At the same time, LSK Kisumu chairman Sam Onyango mentioned that they were working with the family to find out what happened on the night of the attack.
"We are also waiting for a detailed report from IPOA so that we can kick-start the legal redress process,"
The little girl was allegedly clobbered by police officers, who broke into their house at night.
Recounting the painful ordeal Pendo’s mother mentioned: "It all started at 1 am. I was carrying the baby in my arms when they beat me up and they hit baby Samantha on the head with a club".
The infant was rushed to hospital but late died at Aga Khan Hospital, where she was receiving treatment.
Kenyans were deeply angered by her brutal murder with politicians and high profile personality moving in to criticize the happenings.
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