By APN Reporter
An independent oversight body that monitors the activities of the Kenyan police has called for the prosecution of police officers over the killing two children and 12 others.
The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) says that it had completed investigations over police’s role in the post-election related violence.
Police were accused of hitting six-month-old baby Samantha Pendo on the head with a baton after forcing their way into her parent’s home in the western city of Kisumu on 15 August.
Kenya’s Daily Nation newspaper tweeted a picture of her funeral:
While nine-year-old Stephanie Moraa was allegedly fatally shot by police as she played on the balcony of their rental house in a slum in the capital, Nairobi.
Rights bodies estimate that at least 50 people were killed, mostly by security officers, after the 8 August election.