Kenya: Coastal MPs Condemn Excessive Police Force During Mombasa Protests

Nairobi — Coastal leaders have criticized Inspector General Japhet Koome and the National Police Service for their heavy-handed response during ongoing demonstrations in Mombasa County.

Led by Likoni Member of Parliament Mishi Mboko, they condemned the use of tear gas at Coast Girls Secondary School.

“It is shameful to see our police officers in Kenya, particularly in Mombasa, subjecting peaceful demonstrators to tear gas and unlawful arrests,” stated Mboko.

The Likoni legislator questioned the…


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