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IPOA probes killing of six people at Isebania Police Station

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A police officer was among those injured.

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) has launched investigations after six people were fatally wounded and others injured at Isebania Police Station in Migori Thursday evening.

The incident occurred as police officers from Isebania Police Station attempted to restore peace through a public order management operation. A police officer was among those injured.

“The Independent Policing Oversight Authority on Thursday evening learnt of a shooting incident at Isebania Police Station in Kuria West Sub-County during which six people were reportedly fatally wounded and others injured during the evening of Thursday, May 25, 2023. Among the injured include police officers,” said IPOA Chairperson Anne Makori.

“Our Regional office in Kisumu on its own motion yesterday morning dispatched a Rapid Response Team to launch investigations into the deaths and injuries,” read the statement.

The authority said it shall take appropriate action including recommending to the Director of Public Prosecutions the prosecution of any person found culpable.

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