In Summary
  • Tobiko in December 2017 directed the National Police Service to take disciplinary action against its top leadership in Kisumu.

  • This was after investigations by the police failed to point to the culprits.

  • Baby Pendo died in August 2017 after she was reportedly clobbered on the head by police officers in her parents’ house.

A Court in Kisumu has pushed to mid-February the mention date for the inquest on the killing of baby Samantha Pendo.

This comes after the opening of a public inquest file at the Kisumu magistrate’s court on December 11, 2017.

Resident Magistrate Beryl Omollo, while issuing the orders on Monday, set February 16 as the tentative date.

Former Director of Public Prosecution Keriako Tobiko in December 2017 directed the National Police Service to take disciplinary action against its top leadership in the county after investigations by the police failed to point to the culprits.

The four are former Kisumu County Police Commander Titus Yoma, Kisumu East OCPD Mutune Maweu, Central OCS John Thiringi and Kisumu West OCS and DAPC Benjamin Kosgei who are cited over their roles in the command through which the death occurred.

A total of 21 people are expected to testify in a case seeking to establish the killers of baby Pendo.

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