Bodies had gunshot wounds, Raila responds to IG Koome
Azimio leader Raila Odinga has blasted police Inspector General Japheth Koome over claims that the opposition hired dead bodies to represent victims of police brutality.
Raila said the bodies in question had gunshot wounds and dead certificates to prove the cause of death.
“I am very disappointed to see a statement from Inspector General Police Mr. Koome saying that we hired dead bodies to accuse police of brutality. I don’t know he lives in which world because the bodies have bullet wounds and death certificates to prove the cause of death,” Raila said.
He asserted that he will not rest until the perpetrators pay.
This comes just a few hours after Police Inspector General Japheth Koome made claims senior society members have been parading bodies to implicate police officers as being behind the killings.
The IG was speaking at the National Police College Kiganjo main campus in Nyeri.
Koome also praised the police for their actions during the Azimio la Umoja-led anti-government demonstrations.
While pledging to take measures against individuals responsible for hooliganism, Koome said that police maintained the calm during their battle with demonstrators.
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