BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,7TH APRIL 2018– police officer caught on camera assaulting a civilian along Londiani Road in Nairobi’s Industrial Area on Wednesday has been identified.
National Police Service (NPS) Spokesperson Charles Owino says that the officer was being processed for disciplinary action and will ultimately be charged in a court of law.
The police service further asked the man who was assaulted to record a statement with the Nairobi Area Police Commander to facilitate trial.
“Officer captured on video assaulting an individual has been identified and is being processed for disciplinary action. We call upon the individual assaulted to present himself to the Nairobi Area Police Commander for statement recording to facilitate the officer’s trial in court,” the NPS tweeted.
Sources says that the assaulted man who has since been identified as one Brian Ogutu was discharged from the hospital where he underwent medication.