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Haki Africa wants urgent probe on Kisauni killing

[Bodies of Tony Ndenge and Emmanuel chivundu. Photo/Courtesy.]

A human rights lobby has called for an urgent probe over the killing of two people in Kisauni on Sunday.

Haki Africa Rapid response Officer Mathias Hezron Shipetta said the two had gunshot wounds on their chest a sign they were murdered elsewhere and dumped at the Bilima forest.

The two bodies with several gunshot wounds were found and Bilima forest in Mishomoroni on Sunday.

One of the bodies was covered in a police jacket.

However, police have denied involvement in the killing.

Speaking in Mombasa on Monday, Shipetta said the Haki Africa has already reported the incident to the ‘Independent Police Oversight Authority-IPOA for a conclusive investigation.

“We are shocked over the resurfacing of killings in Kisauni, we urge Kisauni Police boss Julius Kiragu to initiate an urgent probe over the matter,” noted Mr. Shipetta.

He said the recent killings have sent locals into panic over their safety.

“Locals do not know who to turn to since in the recent past police have also been accused of indulging in reckless killing of locals,” he noted.

The two bodies are awaiting postmortem at the Coast general hospital.

Haki Africa and IPOA will oversee the postmortem process to establish whether the bullets used are from police officers.

Emmanuel Chivundu, 28 was a construction worker at Kisauni while his landlord Tony Ndenge was a milk vendor in the area.

Their bodies were found at Bilima area in Mishomoroni Sunday morning.

Police are pursuing the incident.