Shock as Woman, 21, Dies in Police Custody after Alleged Assault by Police

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The police are probing an incidence where a 21-year old woman died in police custody after allegedly being beaten by people believed to be the police officers.

While addressing the media, Gichugu OCPD Alfreed Ngeno in Kirinyaga County confirmed that his team has launched investigations’s into the woman’s death.

Residents had claimed that the lady was seen in a company of a female friend before a middle-aged man believed to be a prisoner warden stormed in accusing her of stealing his phone, Citizen TV reports.

Cases of citizens in the hands of police officers have are on the rise.

A few months ago, a woman identified as Magda Chapya collapsed and died while being rushed to hospital after being arrested and taken to custody in Nairobi yet Kenyans rarely get results to such investigations.

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