Friday, 10 October 2014


A Star Newspaper journalist based in Kisumu has expressed fears over his life following a confrontation by three flying squad unit officers protesting over the back to back story he did exposing a deadly criminal cartel within the city said to be under the full control of the rogue officers.

Justus Ochieng, who earlier last week stormed the troubled Kisumu central police station accompanied by more than 30 journalists under the umbrella, Kisumu Journalists Network (KJN)  made their way to the new regional CID boss office Moses Ndindi where the journalist gave a detailed account of what transpired on that fateful day before his statement was recorded in the office of the new OCS John Githela.

Ochieng alongside his colleagues led by the Kisumu Journalists Network (KJN) secretary general Allan Obiero, this afternoon headed straight to the CID’s office to demand for a quick investigation and action on the officers alleged to have threatened his life.

Addressing the press in his office, Ndindi who could not clearly state how long the investigation process would take, promised to conduct the investigations in the shortest time possible urging Ochieng  to remain calm as no harm would come his way.

However speaking on the same issue, the Kisumu City Resident Voice Chairman Audi Ogada however gave the police administration two days to conclude their investigations and have the culprits arraigned in court. Adding that Kisumu residents are tired and will no longer Condon any laxity by the police in ensuring that the public rights are observes.

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