DPP okays murder charges on 9 police officers after IPOA probe – Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 – Nine police officers will face murder charges following arbitrary killings committed on diverse dates since 2015.

The Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has approved the charges, which also include misuse of firearms on the officers after an intensive investigation by the Independent Policing Oversight Authority, IPOA. IPOA Chairperson Anne Makori. CFM-FILE.

“In all the cases, the ODPP said there is sufficient evidence to sustain trial in a court of law,” said Anne Makori, IPOA Chairperson, in a statement to the media.

Fredrick Leliman, a former police officer who was suspended and put on trial for the murder of lawyer Willie Kimani, his client and driver in 2016 is also listed among the nine, for a separate incident in which he is accused of killing two traders–Jacob Mwenda Mbai and Elizabeth Nduku.

IPOA said Leliman will be charged alongside Stephen Lelei, a Chief Inspector of

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