Justice at last for victims of KDF brutality in Garissa

A KDF soldier talks to a local in Garissa town on November 22, 2012. A Garissa High Court has ordered for the compensation of victims of torture by Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers five years ago in Garissa. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • In a ruling delivered this week in Garissa, the court said the victims should be compensated for the pain and suffering they were subjected to by the KDF soldiers.
  • He ordered that they be awarded varying amounts as compensation for the grievous injuries they suffered at the hands of the soldiers on November 19 and 20, 2012.

The High Court has ordered for the compensation of victims of torture by Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers five years ago in Garissa.

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