Kenya Police

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 16th, 2012
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By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN,New york Times NAIROBI, Kenya — John Kioko Muthini, a high school student, was playing pool with his friends a little more than two weeks ago in a slum on this city’s fringe when two police officers walked in, looking for a thief. They ordered everyone to their knees, and then, n...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 16th, 2012
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By: Jim Kouri Police and security forces in President Barack Obama’s ancestral home in Kenya said Sunday on a Fox News Channel broadcast that they are disappointed that they’ve not yet arrested suspects who perpetrated two bombings at a Nairobi neighborhood on Friday night, an Israeli counterterroris...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 28th, 2012
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Riots have rocked Kenya’s second-largest city for a second day. The violence was triggered by the killing of a Muslim cleric accused by the United States of aiding Islamist militants in Somalia. Police battled stone-throwing youths on Tuesday, firing tear gas and warning shots as the rioters ba...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 5th, 2012
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Nairobi – Kenyan police are investigating an accusation by a security guard that the deputy chief justice threatened her with a pistol during a security check at an upmarket shopping mall on New Year’s eve, police said on Thursday. Nancy Baraza, sworn into office in June, has a track reco...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 13th, 2011
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Nairobi – More than 30 Kenya-based members of Somalia’s top militant group have accepted a police amnesty and are providing information to help Kenyan police secure the country against threatened suicide attacks by the group, a Kenyan official said. Police spokesperson Eric Kiraithe said ...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 5th, 2011
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Isiolo – A Kenyan police truck escorting a UN convoy struck a landmine on Saturday in the Dadaab refugee camp complex but the device did not detonate, a local police commander said. “The landmine was discovered this morning when vehicles of a UN agency were being escorted by police to Hag...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 18th, 2011
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Nairobi – Kenyan police said on Tuesday that two British men arrested on suspicion of trying to join Somali militants will be deported. Deputy police spokesperson Charles Owino said one of the arrested British men is of Pakistani origin, while the other is of Somali origin. The two were arreste...
By benim
In East Africa
Jan 21st, 2011
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A seemingly routine traffic stop on a Nairobi highway took a horrific turn when undercover officers executed three cooperative suspects. Kenyan authorities are investigating three officers after the nation’s largest newspaper published damning photos of the incident. The photos, captured on a p...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 20th, 2011
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NAIROBI — Kenyan authorities suspended three policemen on Thursday after being implicated in apparent extra-judicial killings by photographs and witness testimony published in a national newspaper. The Daily Nation published front-page pictures of one execution, which it said had been carried out by ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 26th, 2010
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NAIROBI — Kenyan police arrested a Thai woman at Nairobi airport as she checked in for a flight to Bangkok with 20 kilogrammes of illegal ivory, the wildlife service said on Sunday. The woman was arrested Saturday night while in transit from Maputo in Mozambique with 105 pieces of ivory jewellery and...