Friday, July 19, 2024

All Saints Cathedral demands an apology from IG Japhet Koome

The All Saints Cathedral is demanding an apology from the Inspector General of police Japhet Koome over the conduct of the police during the anti-finance bill protests.

Through a statement, the church noted how some of the protesters took refuge at the church only for the police to lobby teargas and live bullets at the church’s compound causing harm to some people.

“At 4:30 pm a contingent of military officers stormed the compound of ASC threatening everyone they found. Ordering unarmed. peaceful youth to lie down and they shot live bullets indiscriminately in the compound.

We therefore demand an apology from the inspector General of Police for his officers nearly deconsecrating our place of worship,” said the church

The news follows a series of protests across the country leading to the occupation of Parliament where property of unknown value was destroyed and set ablaze. At the end of the day, President William Ruto succumbed to pressure to drop the controversial bill.

Despite the news, Kenyans have called out the Head of State over the killing of young Kenyans and abduction of influencers who challenged the government.

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