Police Officer Injured During Azimio Protests In Kisumu Dies In Hospital.

A police officer has succumbed to injuries he sustained during anti-government protests that took place in Kisumu County’s Juakali area on Thursday.

Corporal Ben Oduor, who was stationed at Keroka Police Station in Nyamira County, was keeping the peace around Jamia Supermarket area when he was overwhelmed by protesters who viciously descended upon him with kicks and blows.

Confirming the incident, Kisumu County Police Commander Alphonse Wambua told Citizen Digital that the injured officer was rushed to the Aga Khan Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit at around 10pm but he unfortunately passed away while receiving treatment.

Police officer injured during Azimio protests in Kisumu dies in hospital

The deceased’s body is currently lying at the institution’s morgue pending post-mortem.

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