Kenya introduced a dawn-to-dusk curfew in the country on March 27, so as to curb the spread of COVID-19 but amidst the strict measures, cases of police brutality has surfaced from the country.
The locals of the country have testified the use of whips and tear gas by the police so as to ensure the curfew that has allegedly killed two people.
An investigation has been launched by the Kenyan police to enquire the death of a 13-year-old boy shot dead on his balcony in a Nairobi slum, after police officers reportedly fired shots to enforce the curfew imposed to combat the novel coronavirus.
President Uhuru Kenyatta, apologized to Kenyans for reported police brutality in enforcing a curfew imposed amidst COVID-19 crisis in the East African country. He expressed his regret over the methodology adopted by the police officers enforcing restrictions on movements and public gatherings.