Did they kill their own? IPOA probe covers police deaths – Capital FM Kenya

Mathare slum, most of the killings are said to have occurred in slum areas. /CFM-FILE.

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 22- Did police kill their own and if so, why? This is one of the questions investigators at the Independent Policing Oversight Authority, IPOA, are grappling with as they seek to unravel suspected extra-judicial killings–including police officers.

Of the dozens of cases IPOA is investigating, two are of police officers suspected to have been killed by their colleagues.

If proven, the two will join the growing list of victims of extra-judicial killings over the years, majority of them being civilians as documented by various reports filed by the rights groups.

In one of the cases, according to IPOA is that of Constable Abdi Khadir Ali Kula, which occurred on December 17 last year, while in the company of his two colleagues.

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